The City of Kings Mountain Water Supply is Moss Lake. Moss Lake is a 15,000,000,000 gallon impoundment located 7 miles west of Kings Mountain on Oak Grove Rd.
Our water is treated at the T. J. Ellison Water Treatment Plant located at Moss Lake. The Water Plant is undergoing a major upgrade that is scheduled to be completed in December of 2016. This upgrade includes increasing the capacity from 8 million gallons to 12 million gallons per day.
We have just completed the installation of a 36” water main that will replace a 24” water main that was put into service in 1972.
The City of Kings Mountain Water Resources Department consists of five divisions with 28 employees.
·Administration (3 employees)
·Water Treatment Plant (5 employees)
·Maintenance (7 employees)
·Wastewater Plant (6 employees)
·Pump/Collections System (7 employees)
The City of Kings Mountain maintains 107 miles of water mains, 107 miles of sewer mains, and 32 pump stations.