Chatham County Problems
Chatham County Problems
Monopolization on Internet
Only 17 percent of households in North Carolina have the "minimum required to engage in modern life."
Minimum requirement for internet speeds is 3-Mbps
Internet companies don't necessarily have the demand to build out into rural areas
Companies naturally separate themselves into different regions so the households have only one choice for an internet provider
Public Transportation is bad
Prices aren't affordable for most citizens
Chatham Transit provides public transportation throughout Chatham County for as little as $2.00 each way!
Chatham Transit runs eight times each weekday from Pittsboro to Chapel Hill for $3.00 each way!
Chatham Transit runs three times each weekday from Siler City to Chapel Hill for $3.00 each way!
0 to 5 miles: $2.00
5 to 10 miles: $4.00
10 to 20 miles: $7.00
20 or more miles: $3.00
for each 10 mile increment
It is safe bet to make that the average car can run at about 30 miles to the gallon; every gallon of gas is on average about $2.49 to the gallon.
It will cost about $10.00 to be driven 30 miles on Chatham Transit; while it'll cost about $2.49 to drive 30 miles on the average car.
Using Chatham Transit is rather expensive, costing around 4x the amount of money it would cost you to drive your own car with your own fuel. The only reason why someone would want to use Chatham Transit is if they don't have their own car or do not have a driver's license.
Another disadvantage of Chatham Transit is the need to schedule your rides 48+ hours ahead of time, so you can't stop by the local coffee shop whenever you feel like it. Hypothetically, you would need to think about having coffee 48 hours ahead of time for this to work.
The Water is Contaminated
samples taken by TIM TRUESDALL found that there was Coliform, colisure which is a type of bacteria.
Chatham County uses chlorine as a primary disinfectant and chloramine as a secondary disinfectant; though eligibly monitored strictly by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
Water may sometimes appear brownish in color which means there is a higher concentration of iron from old piping and poses no health risks for the human
A test done by Arnald Hall Found Fluoride in our water. While that prevents tooth decay it also lowers IQ and eats away braincells.