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Water quality swimming alert issued for sound-side site in Carteret County

Wednesday, October 2, 2019

State recreational water quality officials today are alerting the public that initial testing at a sound-side site in Carteret County showed levels of bacteria exceeding the state’s and Environmental Protection Agency’s recreational water quality swimming standards.

DEQ Investigation of PFAS Continues

Monday, September 30, 2019

The North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) continues to investigate the presence of PFAS compounds in groundwater wells located in New Hanover County.

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