Infrastructure

Roads


The heart of Apex is ideally situated between US Highway 64 to the north and US Highway 1 to the south. Interstate 540 bisects the Town on the western side and NC Highway 55 (Williams Street) bisects centrally. This excellent network of roads allows the movement of goods and services to happen with ease. 

For more info on area roads and projects, visit:

Electricity



The Town of Apex is proud to be a public power community, providing electric service to almost 15,500 residential and commercial customers. For more information, visit the Town of Apex Electric Utilities Department.

For more information on the benefits of locating your business in a public power community, visit NC Public Power.

Natural Gas



Natural Gas in Apex is provided by PSNC Energy.

Telecommunications



In 2016, the Town of Apex, in partnership with AT&T, entered in to a promotional agreement designating over 10 business and industry corridors as AT&T Fiber Ready.  

Water 


The Town of Apex maintains over 195 miles of waterline and serves 14,700 customers. 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 by the Town of Cary.

Treatment Plant

The plant opened in 1993 and current treatment capacity at the plant is 40 million gallons per day (MGD) of which Apex has a 9.2 MGD capacity to share. The plant will be expanded to 56 MGD with construction now underway. Apex will have a 12.9 MGD share of the expanded capacity.

Jordan Lake
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. 


Wastewater


Wastewater services are provided by the Town’s Middle Creek Water Reclamation Facility and the Western Wake Regional Water Reclamation Facility which is jointly owned by Apex, Cary and Morrisville. Apex owns a combined 9.8 million gallons per day (MGD) of wastewater treatment capacity and maintains a collection system consisting of 210 miles of pipeline and 23 pumping stations.

Resources on Water and Wastewater Systems

  • Water System Maps – View a full layout of the Town of Apex’s water system on the water system maps (PDF).