Brevard officials have begun studying the possibility of tapping into a new water source and building another water treatment plant down the road should the city experience significant future growth.
The city currently serves its 1-million-gallon-a-day water demands from an intake and 32-year-old treatment plant on Cathey's Creek, southwest of town between Brevard and Rosman, with a daily capacity of 2.5 million gallons.
That kind of volume would fall way short of the possible 5 million gallons needed if Brevard were to see build-out growth within its current geographical boundaries and land-use ordinance, according to city officials. ...
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