Water Quality

Annual Water Disinfection Change

Please visit https://www.carync.gov/services-publications/water-sewer/water/water-treatment/annual-water-disinfecting-change to learn more about the annual water disinfection change effective March 1 - April 11.

The Water Quality section of the Water & Sewer Operations division performs the following functions and services:

  • Testing (Water Quality & Water Meters) 
  • Hydrant and valve inspections and maintenance
  • Bulk Water (Hydrant Meter Rental & Bulk Water Hook-up)
  • For information on the Water & Sewer Final Inspection for certificate of occupancy approval, please visit the Contractor/Builder Service Requests and Inspections page.


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 with the Town of Cary. 

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.


The following documents will provide you with more information regarding water quality in the Town of Apex: