The area's stream of fresh water information.


The Catawba-Wateree Water Management Group (CWWMG) serves 4,750 square miles that drain into the Catawba river, providing water for neighbors from Morganton, NC to Camden, SC.

The CWWMG exists to identify, fund, and manage projects that help extend and enhance the capacity of the Catawba-Wateree River to meet human water needs (water supply, power production, industry, agriculture, and commerce) while maintaining the ecological health of the waterway.

News Release

Charlotte Water Releases Regional Drought Status Update

CHARLOTTE, N.C., June 1, 2015 - On June 1, 2015 the Catawba-Wateree Drought Management Advisory Group (CW-DMAG) reported Normal Conditions for the region. Data suggests the region is close to an escalated drought stage but additional water management actions are not required at this time. The CW-DMAG checks the drought condition at the beginning of each month and will provide an update on July 1 that includes the status of remaining usable water storage and streamflow. Read more...

Water Supply Master Plan Receives Basin-wide Support

Since it's publication in May 2014, the Catawba-Wateree River Basin Water Supply Master Plan has received wide acclaim throughout the region. To date, governing bodies of all public water supply CWWMG members have approved non-binding resolutions of support for the plan and the recommendations it presents. Duke Energy issued a letter of support congratulating the CWWMG on the development of the plan and the Centralina Council of Governments expressed support through adopting a resolution of support as well. Read more about the plan and view the resolutions at the following link. Water Supply Master Plan

Upcoming Events

CWWMG Regular Meeting:  The next regular meeting of the CWWMG is scheduled for August 11, 2015 at 10:00 AM at the Lee S. Dukes Water Treatment Plant in Huntersville, NC.