Stormwater

  • From Eyesore to Functioning Wetlands

    The designs are completed and the easements surveyed. The N.C. Coastal Federation will soon start restoring two ponds in Cape Carteret to aid an ailing creek.

  • Wet Weather Brings Swimming Warnings

    Yes, it’s rained. A lot. With the incessant rain has come a slew of state advisories about swimming in some coastal waters because of high bacteria levels.

  • Neighborhood Gets a Runoff Refit

    Some driveways have been repaved and other steps will be taken to reduce polluted runoff in Raintree, an existing housing subdivision in Wilmington.

  • LID Draws a Packed House in Raleigh

    A conference on low-impact development drew hundreds of people to hear about promising techniques to control runoff that is poisoning the state’s waterways.

  • The Congo of Polluted Water

    If connected end-to-end, North Carolina’s impaired river and stream segments would form the ninth-longest river in the world. Its acreage of polluted lakes, marshes and sounds would cover Yellowstone National Park.

  • Spreading the Word About Runoff Control

    Burrows Smith, a Wilmington developer, will be one of the attendees at a conference next month who will be preaching about new methods to control poisoned runoff to protect coastal waters.

  • A New Approach to Polluted Waters

    The N.C. Coastal Federation will soon publish a new guidebook that will offer cheaper, simpler methods for restoring our polluted coastal rivers and streams.