The Town of Apex maintains over 254 miles of waterline and serves over 17,000 households. Drinking water for the Town of Apex is produced from Jordan Lake and processed at a treatment plant that is co-owned and co-operated with the Town of Cary.
The water plant is located 6 miles from Jordan Lake, which is part of the Cape Fear River basin. The lake was created to control flooding, improve flow downstream, provide recreation, and supply water regionally.
Water Distribution Day-to-Day Responsibilities
Check chemical levels throughout system daily
Fire hydrant and valve maintenance
Flush dead end lines
Install new water meters
Investigate pressure issues
Investigate water quality complaints
Provide bulk water to contractors
Rehab projects upgrading existing water mains and services