The Environmental Protection Agency and Department of the Army said Wednesday they will move to reverse Trump-era changes to the definition of “waters of the United States” under the Clean Water Act.
A new report from Duke University and NC State estimates economic losses associated with the decline of submerged aquatic vegetation in the Albemarle-Pamlico estuary could total $8.6 million in 10 years.
The state is holding an online public hearing at 6 p.m. July 20 on proposed revisions to surface water quality standards and classifications.
The state Environmental Management Commission will consider during its meeting May 13 the proposed removal of the swamp classification for part of the Cape Fear River.
NCDEQ’s Division of Water Resources is requesting public review and input by May 31 oof the draft 2020 Pasquotank River Basin Water Resources Plan.
A virtual meeting is set for 6:30-8:30 p.m. April 15 on the latest efforts to restore the Lake Mattamuskeet watershed in Hyde County.
Beaufort recently installed pavement that allows stormwater to soak into the ground, one of numerous projects to improve water quality in area municipalities.
Newly amended rules to monitor recreational water quality for the public’s safety went into effect Thursday.
The Water Quality for Fisheries, or WQ4F, Program is a newly launched effort by state and volunteer organizations to address water quality concerns for fisheries communities.
A recent study shows a net loss of at least 5,686 acres of seagrass meadows between 2006 and 2013 in North Carolina’s Albemarle-Pamlico estuary.
Beaufort commissioners have accepted a $23.6 million financing package from the U.S. Department of Agriculture to pay for water, sewer and stormwater infrastructure work.
A busy boat access to Roanoke Sound in Dare County will soon close until mid-May for parking lot improvements, including new measures to reduce polluted stormwater runoff.
The North Carolina Coastal Federation announced Wednesday a new plan for “nature-based” solutions to stormwater-related flooding, water quality issues.
The N.C. Environmental Management Commission is set to consider the Neuse/Tar-Pamlico New Development Stormwater Model Program and the 2021 Chowan River Basin Water Resources Plan.
Cape Fear Museum of History and Science in Wilmington is hosting “H2O Today,” a Smithsonian exhibit that looks at challenges related to global water sources.
Nearly 100 drinking water and wastewater projects in North Carolina will receive $282 million in loans and grants.