Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas And Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities Suspending Disconnections For Non-Payment Amid Coronavirus Concerns

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Duke Energy, Piedmont Natural Gas and Charlotte Mecklenburg Utilities have released statements saying they will give a grace period for unpaid utility bills due to the coronavirus.

Charlotte Mayor Vi Lyles tweeted that the coronavirus that has kept some people from work.  These people will not have their water disconnected due to non payment, according to Lyles. She also said anyone whose water has been disconnected will be reconnected.

Read more about the coronavirus and it’s impacts in the Charlotte area HERE.