Yadkin water for Yadkin needs.

 Union County, NC

Alternatives 3A/3B

Alternative 3: Yadkin River raw water supply from Blewett Falls Lake (IBT from Yadkin River Sub-Basin to Rocky River Sub-Basin) with a new water treatment plant in Union County.

Alternative 3A: Raw water transmission alignment from Blewett Falls Lake to new water treatment plant in northern Unicon County primarily following power and nautral gas utility easements.

Alternative 3B: Raw water transmission alignment from Blewett Falls Lake to new water treatment plant in eastern Unicon County primarily following US-74 Right-of-Way.

Alternatives 3A/3B:
Blewett Falls Reservoir to Union County via Alterantive Transmission Routes

Water Supply

Alternatives 3A/3B may be able to supply the current and future water supply needs.

Cost

Alternatives 3A/3B are more costly than Preferred Alternative/cost prohibitive.

Lake Impacts

N/A

Environmental

Alternatives 3A/3B have more significant consequences for water insterests in the Yadkin River Basin including reservoir discharges during drought periods.

Community

Alternatives 3A/3B are less politically accepatble than the Preferred Alternative.