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.
Grant applications for projects to restore impaired and and polluted state waters will be accepted until midnight May 4.
Six North Carolina groups filed a petition Monday seeking judicial review of an Environmental Protection Agency evaluation of the cancer risk from 1,4-dioxane.
The N.C. Environmental Management Commission took no action to adopt an updated water resources plan for the Chowan River Basin, which has seen a steady increase in toxic algae blooms.
The Department of Environmental Quality’s Division of Water Resources will conduct an online public hearing Feb. 2 on proposed revisions to groundwater quality standards.
The state has issued a notice of violation and intent to enforce to DC Mills Farms Inc. related to a Dec. 21 animal waste lagoon failure that released 1 million gallons of untreated animal waste in Jones County.
Learn about Coastal Carolina Riverwatch’s mission to protect clean water, upcoming projects and ways to get involved during the virtual “Fresh and Salty Shindig” Jan. 21.
Higher groundwater levels, heavier and more frequent rain storms and flooding associated with climate change threaten both individual and centralized systems for wastewater along the N.C. coast.
The Fayetteville Public Works Commission was expected to submit a letter of intent this month to take ownership of three Cape Fear River locks and dams now owned and managed by the Army Corps of Engineers.
Students with the UNC Institute for the Environment’s Field Site program spent last semester researching how contaminants get into Beaufort’s Town Creek and what happens next.