Water Treatment Plant

Mission Statement

The City of Lumberton Water Plant is dedicated to providing quality drinking water to the citizens of Lumberton. The Water Plant staff is devoted to providing this service as cost effective as possible yet maintaining high quality water. It is our duty to protect the environment by conserving one of Earth's vital resources.

Annual Drinking Water Quality Report

Water Plant Facts


1992 The water plant is classified as a pulsator and/or up flow clarifier treatment plant. It is also state certified as an A-Surface facility, therefore it is manned by state certified operators.

Intake Source

Lumber River and 8 deep ground wells.

Treatment Capabilities

16 million gallons per day

Average Daily Flow

4 to 6 million gallons

Population Served

20,000 to 30,000 people