Waste Management Hurricane Information

Piles of debris line the side of a road following Hurricane Matthew in 2016

Hurricane season runs from June 1 through November 30 in North Carolina. The links below contain information to help residents manage their waste and debris or work to clean up an waste releases following a natural disaster. 

Disaster/Emergency Debris Management (sites and guidance)

Before a Flood, What Should Underground Storage Tank Owners and Operators Do?

After a Flood, What Should Underground Storage Tank Owners and Operators Do?

U.S. EPA's Underground Storage Tank Flood Guide, EPA 510-R-10-002, November 2010

Other useful information can be obtained on EPA's web page: Natural Disasters and Underground Storage Tanks