Water Resources

Public Hearing on Proposed Revisions to Laboratory Certification Rule 15A NCAC 02H .0804

Tue, Nov 29, 2022, 6:00 - 8:00pm

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will hold a public hearing on November 29, 2022 on the proposed revisions to Laboratory Certification Rule 15A NCAC 02H .0804.  The public is invited to provide comment on the proposal at the Ground Floor Hearing room in the Archdale Building, 512 North Salisbury Street, Raleigh, NC 27603, beginning at 6 p.m.

Thursday, October 20, 2022 - 00:00

State Awards $20 million to Coastal Communities for Storm Damage Repairs

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water Resources (DWR) is awarding nearly $20.1 million in grants to eight communities in coastal North Carolina for projects related to storm damage.
Thursday, October 20, 2022

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water Resources (DWR) is awarding nearly $20.1 million in grants to eight communities in coastal North Carolina for projects related to storm damage.

Public hearing on proposed Water Supply-IV Critical Area reclassification of Teer Quarry and a section of the Eno River in Durham County

Thu, Nov 3, 2022, 6:00 - 9:00pm

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will hold a public hearing on Nov. 3, 2022, on the proposed Water Supply-IV Critical Area reclassification of Teer Quarry and a section of the Eno River in the Neuse River Basin. The public is invited to provide comment on the proposal at Durham Technical Community College’s Northern Durham Center, Building 1, Room 130, beginning at 6 p.m.

Diagram of barrier wall and treatment system
Thursday, September 15, 2022 - 00:00

DEQ approves permit to reduce PFAS contamination in the Cape Fear River

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has issued the discharge permit for a treatment system to remove PFAS compounds from contaminated groundwater on the Chemours Fayetteville Works Site. The treatment system is part of the larger barrier wall remediation project to substantially reduce PFAS entering the Cape Fear River and impacting downstream communities.
Thursday, September 15, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality has issued the discharge permit for a treatment system to remove PFAS compounds from contaminated groundwater on the Chemours Fayetteville Works Site. The treatment system is part of the larger barrier wall remediation project to substantially reduce PFAS entering the Cape Fear River and impacting downstream communities.

Public hearing on proposed Water Supply-IV Critical Area reclassification of Teer Quarry and a section of the Eno River in Durham County

Thu, Nov 3, 2022, 6:00 - 9:00pm

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will hold a public hearing on Nov. 3, 2022, on the proposed Water Supply-IV Critical Area reclassification of Teer Quarry and a section of the Eno River in the Neuse River Basin. The public is invited to provide comment on the proposal at Durham Technical Community College’s Northern Durham Center, Building 1, Room 130, beginning at 6 p.m.

Tuesday, September 13, 2022 - 00:00

North Carolina honors 66 drinking water treatment plants with AWOP awards

The N.C. Division of Water Resources has honored 66 water treatment plants for surpassing federal and state drinking water standards in 2021. The division’s Public Water Supply Section awarded the facilities the prestigious N.C. Area Wide Optimization Award, which is part of a state effort to enhance the performance of existing surface water treatment facilities.
Tuesday, September 13, 2022

The N.C. Division of Water Resources has honored 66 water treatment plants for surpassing federal and state drinking water standards in 2021. The division’s Public Water Supply Section awarded the facilities the prestigious N.C. Area Wide Optimization Award, which is part of a state effort to enhance the performance of existing surface water treatment facilities.

Wednesday, September 14, 2022 - 00:00

DEQ to hold public hearing on proposed Water Supply-IV Critical Area reclassification of Teer Quarry and a section of the Eno River in Durham County

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will hold a public hearing on Nov. 3, 2022, on the proposed Water Supply-IV Critical Area reclassification of Teer Quarry and a section of the Eno River in the Neuse River Basin. The public is invited to provide comment on the proposal at Durham Technical Community College’s Northern Durham Center, Building 1, Room 130, beginning at 6 p.m.
Wednesday, September 14, 2022

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) will hold a public hearing on Nov. 3, 2022, on the proposed Water Supply-IV Critical Area reclassification of Teer Quarry and a section of the Eno River in the Neuse River Basin. The public is invited to provide comment on the proposal at Durham Technical Community College’s Northern Durham Center, Building 1, Room 130, beginning at 6 p.m.

Environmental Management Commission Meeting

Thu, Sep 8, 2022, 9:00am - 5:00pm

The Environmental Management Commission will be held in the Ground Floor Hearing Room in the Archdale building. Members of the public are invited to attend in person or via WebEx.

Environmental Management Commission Committee meetings

Wed, Sep 7, 2022, 11:30am - 5:00pm

The Environmental Management Commission will be holding its committee meetings in the Ground Floor Hearing Room in the Archdale building. Members of the public are invited to attend in person or via WebEx.

Public Notice of Availability of the DRAFT Turkey Creek TMDL

Fri, Sep 2, 2022, 12:00pm - Mon, Oct 3, 2022, 5:00pm

Public Notice of Availability of the DRAFT Turkey Creek TMDL