Stormwater

  • Researchers, Officials Discuss Runoff Study

    A three-year study of how polluted runoff affects the Rachel Carson Reserve in Beaufort is the inspiration for a plan in the works for a more collaborative effort to address stormwater problems all along the North Carolina coast.

  • Towns Eye Dune Systems for Stormwater

    Kure Beach officials are awaiting results of a feasibility study of a proposed project to reduce stormwater discharge from ocean outfalls as Caswell Beach advances on a similar plan.

  • Outer Banks Towns Dig For Flooding Fixes

    Outer Banks officials are tapping state grants, partnering on studies and taking other steps to address increasingly persistent flooding and faulty, inadequate drainage systems.

  • Hampstead Developer Gets Planners’ OK

    Pender County commissioners are set to consider a rezoning request related to a proposed 49-lot residential development in Hampstead after the developer agreed to changes and the planning board recommended approval.

  • Rising Sea Levels Complicate Flooding Issues

    The Outer Banks towns of Manteo and Nags Head have long been working to address stormwater problems, but rising seas and increased rainfall have made their efforts increasingly more challenging and expensive.

  • Park Improvements Target Runoff Reduction

    Tools for slowing the flow of polluting stormwater runoff were the focus of a recent event at the Cedar Point Recreation Area, part of a collaborative effort to restore water quality in the White Oak River.