UTILITIES : Water : water Treatment Plant


Shelby’s 12 million gallon capacity water treatment facility provides potable water for businesses and citizens of the City of Shelby as well as Boiling Springs, NC.  Current daily processing averages 5.8 million gallons.  Raw water is obtained from the First Broad River. 

Behind every drop of water you drink, there is a hard-working team of staff who are committed to your safety.  Shelby employs eight trained and certified full-time staff who operate the plant 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.



Also, the City has an emergency raw water intake line from the Broad River near Boiling Springs connecting to our processing plant.

The Shelby Water Treatment Plant is the first in the state of North Carolina to achieve ISO 14001 Environmental Management System certification at both its water and wastewater treatment facilities.

Shelby is also a member of the NC Environmental Stewardship Initiative Program sponsored by the Governor of North Carolina.



Plant Tours

The staff at Shelby’s Water Treatment Plant welcomes group or individual tours of our facility.  To arrange a plant tour, please contact Mike Mull at 704-484-6885 or e-mail: mike.mull@cityofshelby.com.


Plant Tour with Crest Middle School - 8th Grade Students


Left to Right: Wendell Leonard, Myron Edwards, Mike Mull,

Billy Wilkie, Mike Moore, Nick Hamrick

Not pictured: Bill Lovern

Contact Information:

Mike Mull

Plant Supervisor/ORC

Phone: 704-484-6885


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