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Locating Your Zone Catawba

Knowing which zone you’re in will help you know what to do in the event of an emergency. If there were an emergency at Catawba Nuclear Station, it is unlikely everyone within the 10-mile Emergency Planning Zone (EPZ) would be affected. The areas affected would depend on weather conditions and the nature of the emergency.

Catawba Nuclear Station 10-Mile EPZ Counties

North Carolina

  • Gaston
  • Mecklenburg

South Carolina

  • York

On the map (pdf, 681 KB), you will see the 10-mile area around Catawba Nuclear Station divided into zones. Find the zones where you live, work and/or go to school. In the event of an emergency, officials will announce specific instructions for zones.

For example, residents in zones A-0 and A-1 might be told to stay indoors, while other zones might not be affected. Look at the list, find the reception center for your zone(s) (pdf, 111 KB) and then locate it on the map. This is where you would go if there were an evacuation.