ALEXANDER COUNTY, NC (June 4, 2019) — Effective June 1, 2019, Alexander County Government has reduced water tap fees to help citizens and businesses connect to the county water system.
In cooperation with the City of Hickory, water tap fees will be inside capacity charges, currently at $541, for a savings of $602 per tap. The fee reduction will expire on December 31, 2020. Water connections may not be purchased for future use and immediate connection is required. Alexander County currently has 5,300 water customers.
Alexander County will begin a new water line project later this year, which will install 71,090 linear feet of water lines that will reach an additional 300 households.
Water lines will be installed on portions of Zeb Watts Road, Liberty Grove Church Road, Dula Loop, Ned Herman Road, Poly Bowman Road, Deal Farm Lane, Kirkpatrick Lane, Espie Little Road, Icard Ridge Road, Teague Town Road, B&T Lane, and Fox Court. Construction is expected to begin this September, with completion within 10 to 12 months.
Those who are interested in tapping onto existing or new water lines on the Alexander County water system should contact the City of Hickory at (828) 323-7427.