Water Supply Watershed Program Updated Draft Water Supply Watershed (WSW) Model Ordinance The Updated Draft Water Supply Watershed Model Ordinance was considered by the EMC's Environmental Management Commission (EMC) at their September 9, 2021 meeting. The EMC recommended that the UNC School of Government review the ordinance. After appropriate UNC-SOG comments are incorporated, NCDEQ will seek approval of revised ordinance in 2022. Water Supply Watershed Program Survey Local governments that implement a WSW Program are required to complete the Water Supply Watershed Program Survey. If your community has not yet completed the survey, please do so as soon as possible. If you have already completed the survey but want to make updates, you may do so at the survey link. Water Supply Watershed Rules, effective March 1, 2019 15A NCAC 02B .0620 Water Supply Watershed Program: Purpose 15A NCAC 02B .0621 Water Supply Watershed Program: Definitions 15A NCAC 02B .0622 Water Supply Watershed Program: Exclusions and Special Cases 15A NCAC 02B .0623: Water Supply Watershed Program: Program Administration 15A NCAC 02B .0624: Water Supply Watershed Program: Nonpoint Source and Stormwater Pollution Control NCGS 143-214.5 Water Supply Watershed Protection Act (contains density averaging provision) Where the WSW Program Applies The following resources will assist in understanding where the WSW Program applies: List of Local Government Watershed Programs Water Supply Watershed Interactive Map Surface Water Classifications Descriptions (includes WS-I, WS-II, WS-III, WS-IV, WS-V) Resources for WSW Communities The following resources are intended to assist WSW communties with their programs: Density Averaging Memo and Powerpoint Factsheet: What's Allowed and Not Allowed in a Water Supply Watershed Model Ordinance WSW Forms Stormwater Training Opportunities Streamlines: Archived editions of this electronic informational newsletter for Watershed Administrators For assistance with the WSW Program, contact Paul Clark at (919) 707-3642.