The Aftermath of the Hurricane Affects the Cavalier State’s Oyster Terrain

Oct 17

The Aftermath of the Hurricane Affects the Cavalier State’s Oyster Terrain

The recent hurricane which induced a state of emergency for numerous cities succeeded in dumping as much as 13 inches of rain in sections of the Coastal Plain. In light of this, the Department of Health issued the necessary emergency closure of thousands of acres of shellfish harvesting waters. This precaution was taken to avoid the threat of contamination from...

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North Carolina’s Leading Water Resource

Dec 01

North Carolina’s Leading Water Resource

On July 16, 1976, the North Carolina Rural Water Association, Inc. (NCRWA) was incorporated as a non-profit corporation under the authority of the NC Secretary of State. NCRWA’s modest, yet service-focused, existence was much the vision of the initial Board of Directors. Organized from the very beginning to serve as “the voice” of the water and wastewater...

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Briar Creek Water Quality Enhancement

Nov 12

Briar Creek Water Quality Enhancement

The city of Briar Creek is actively measuring the consequences of rainfall in the densely-developed area which is likely to fall on pavement or rooftops. All of that storm water runoff increases pollution and the risk of flash flooding. The city is looking at alternative measures for reducing pollutants as well as substitutions to common chemicals that discharge into...

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