Press Releases

Durham sewage spill contained, pipe replaced

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Officials with the N.C. Division of Water Resources announced today that the location of a failed pipe segment that caused a June 13 wastewater spill in Durham County has been identified and repaired. The repair was completed Wednesday.

State issues emergency declaration for Woodlake Dam

Friday, June 9, 2017

Officials with the N.C. Department of Environmental Quality and state Attorney General’s Office announced Friday that the state has issued an emergency declaration and will move forward with plans to breach Woodlake Dam in Moore County to ensure the safety of downstream communities.

Commercial fishermen reminded to renew their licenses

Wednesday, June 7, 2017

The N.C. Division of Marine Fisheries is reminding watermen they need to renew their commercial fishing licenses and permits by June 30 to continue fishing, or in some cases, keep their licenses.

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