Month: October 2019


Burlington Splash Park Bioretention Cell

Working with NC State to design, construct, and study a pollinator focused bioretention cell to treat runoff from the Burlington Splash Park in the Little Alamance Watershed.  This project is jointly funded through a NC 319 Program Grant and the City of Burlington. Construction slated for January 2020.

Stormwater Tree Treatment Train Project (CWMTF Grant)

Working with NC State to design, construct, and study a stormwater tree treatment train in the Little Alamance Watershed as part of a Clean Water Management Trust Fund Grant. Design and bidding process is complete and monitoring is on-going. Construction slated for January 2020.

Servis Creek Fall Cleanup

It’s time for our Fall Stream Cleanup! Come out and join local stormwater staff as we remove trash from Servis Creek and its tributaries. Together we can make a difference. Volunteers will be provided with trash bags, safety vests, and gloves. Come prepared to be outdoors for 2-3 hours with water, sunscreen, and close toed […]

Boyd Creek Collection System

The City of Graham has worked extensively on the wastewater collection system within the Boyd Creek watershed since 2009. The Boyd Creek watershed is within the impaired Little Alamance Creek watershed. This work is focused on reducing surface water and waste water interaction. This has included extensive I/I evaluation, improvements to the Boyd Creek Pump […]

Burlington Loose Leaf Pick-up

LOOSE LEAF PICK-UP Loose Leaf Pick-Up is available to Burlington residents from October 14 to January 24th. The City is divided into four zones and leaves are picked up in rotating weeks. The City of Burlington attempts each Fall and Winter to serve residents efficiently through the annual leaf collection. You may obtain additional schedules […]

Jordan Lake One Water Initiative

Continue to participate in quarterly Jordan Lake One Water stakeholder meetings.

Unified Development Ordinance

Burlington City Council adopted the new Unified Development Ordinance on July 16, 2019.  It takes effect on November 1, 2019.

Sediment and Erosion Control On-Site Inspections

As of September 30, 2019: 1,392 Sediment and Erosion Control Inspections

Sediment and Erosion Control Site Plan Reviews

As of September 30, 2019: 12 New Sediment and Erosion Control Plans Received 22 Sediment and Erosion Control Plan Reviews &/or Re-Reviews 12 Sediment and Erosion Control Plans Approved

Sediment and Erosion Control Notice of Violations

To date, the City of Burlington’s Engineering Department has issued one Notice of Violation (NOV) on a construction site in 2019.