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State seeks public feedback on amendment to source water protection planning rules

Thursday, December 12, 2019

The N.C. Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water Resources is holding a public hearing to invite community feedback on the proposed amendment to the source water protection requirements codified in 15A NCAC 18C .1305.  This amendment is designed to eliminate the duplicative regulatory requirements that currently exist for certain public water systems that are subject to the America’s Water Infrastructure Act of 2018.   

Public urged to avoid algal blooms in Albemarle Sound area

Tuesday, June 11, 2019

State officials with the N.C. Division of Water Resources are urging the public to avoid contact with green or blue water in the Albemarle Sound and adjoining waterbodies due to an algal bloom that has lingered in the area since May 14, 2019.

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