Non-Discharge Branch

The Non-Discharge Branch is responsible for the permitting and compliance of residual and wastewater effluent land application facilities. The branch is also responsible for permitting facilities for the beneficial use of reclaimed water for the purpose of conserving the state's potable water, surface water and groundwater resources.

For questions about the Non-Discharge Branch, please contact Kendall Williams at 919-707-3654.

If you have a non-discharge environmental complaint, reporting question, a noncompliance notification, or any operation and maintenance related question, please contact your Regional Office.

For technical questions, please contact the following staff:

Non-Discharge Branch: Staff Directory

Name Contact Information Primary Contact Secondary Contact
Nathaniel Thornburg
Branch Chief
Office #- 942X
NDB Programs Policies & Rules
Kendall Williams
Processing Assistant

Office #- 942W

Administrative Support  

Troy Doby, PE

Environmental Engineer
(919) 707-3655 
troy.doby@ncdenr.gov

Office #- 942R

Residuals Management Wastewater Irrigation
Poonam Giri
Hydrogeologist
(919) 707-3656 

Office #- 942S

Hydrogeologic Issues Closed-Loop Recycle
Sonia Graves
 
Environmental Specialist II
(919) 707-3657 
sonia.graves@ncdenr.gov

Office #- 942Z

Compliance / Reporting Residuals Management
Ashley Kabat
Environmental Engineer
(919) 707-3658 
ashley.kabat@ncdenr.gov

Office #- 942V

Wastewater Irrigation & Reclaimed Water Distribution Single-Family Residence Wastewater Irrigation & High Rate Infiltration & Reclaimed Water

 

Tessa Monday

 

Environmental Engineer
(919) 707-3660 
tessa.monday@ncdenr.gov

Office #- 942Y

Reclaimed Water & High-Rate Infiltration Wastewater Irrigation & Reclaimed Water Distribution & Other Non-Discharge
Erick Saunders
Environmental Engineer
(919) 707-3659 

Office #-942T

Single-Family Residence Wastewater Irrigation Wastewater Irrigation & Rules
Ranveer Katyal
Environmental Engineer
(919) 707-3661 NEW 
Office #-942U
 
Single-Family Residence Wastewater Irrigation Reclaimed Water Distribution

Mailing Address:

By U.S. Postal Service:
Division of Water Resources- Non-Discharge Branch
1617 Mail Service Center Raleigh, NC 27699-1617
 
By Courier/Special Delivery:
Division of Water Resources- Non-Discharge Branch
Att: Nathaniel Thornburg- 9th Floor, Office #942X
512 N. Salisbury St. Raleigh, NC 27604