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Current Reclassification Proposals


  • Proposed Reclassification of a Section in the Cape Fear River in Brunswick and New Hanover Counties (Cape Fear River Basin) from Class SC to SC Sw with a Water Quality Managment Plan : WQC Meeting Agenda: July 9, 2014;  EMC Meeting Agendas: September 10, 2015, November 5, 2015, and May 12, 2016); Report of Proceedings; ROPAddendum. RRC Meeting Agendas: June 16, 2016 and July 21, 2016; and EPA Submittal April 9, 2018.
  • Proposed Reclassification of a Portion of the Sandy Creek Water Supply Watershed (including Sandy Creek Reservoir) in Guildford and Randolph Counties (Cape Fear River Basin) from WS-III (Balance of Watershed or BW) to Class WS-III Critical Area (CA): WQC Meeting Agenda: January 2018 (reclassification is included in the rule readoption process for 15A NCAC 02B .0100, .0201-.0231, and 0300 Classifications and Standards for the Protection of Surface Waters) and EMC Meeting Agenda: March 2018.
  • Proposed Reclassification of Enka Lake from Class C to Class B in Buncombe County (French Broad River Basin): WQC Meeting Agenda: January 2018 and EMC Meeting Agenda: March 2018.



To receive a copy of an agenda for a meeting above that is not posted to this webpage or if you need further information on a reclassification proposal, contact the Classification, Standards and Rules Review Branch staff.