Rules This webpage contains links to North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) rules used by the Division of Water Resources. The webpage also contains a link to North Carolina General Statutes. The Office of Administrative Hearings and N.C. General Assembly is responsible for maintaining the official NCAC and the official General Statutes websites, respectively. In addition, this webpage contains ways for the public to stay informed concerning the division's rule-making activities. NCAC Title 15A Environmental Quality Chapter 1 - Departmental Rules Subchapter 01C Conformity with North Carolina Environmental Policy Act Chapter 2 - Environmental Management Subchapter 02A Organization of Environmental Management Commission Subchapter 02B Surface Water and Wetland Standards Subchapter 02C Well Construction Standards Subchapter 02E Water Use Registration and Allocation Subchapter 02G Water Pollution Control System Operating Rules Subchapter 02H Procedures for Permit: Approvals Subchapter 02I Hearings Subchapter 02J Civil Penalties Subchapter 02L Groundwater Classification and Standards Subchapter 02T Waste Not Discharged to Surface Waters Subchapter 02U Reclaimed Waters Chapter 8 - Water Pollution Control System Operation Certification Commission Subchapter 08F Certification of Operators of Animal Waste Management Systems Subchapter 08G Water Pollution Control System Operators Rules Chapter 18 - Environmental Health Subchapter 18A Sanitation Subchapter 18C Water Supplies Subchapter 18D Rules Governing Water Treatment Facility Operators Previous Versions of Rules Subchapter 02B, Sections, .0100 and .0200 -- Effective through October 31, 2019 Helpful Links North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings North Carolina General Assembly Updates: How You Can Stay Informed? Subscribe to the DWR Rules Listserv to receive rule-making updates by clicking here to request to join the list. Joining the listserv gives you access to the DWR Rules Listserv Public Archive.