During this time one website that has many wonderful online resources for stormwater education is: Stormwater Smart! Their website is www.stormwatersmart.org
The 2020 Alamance Creek Week Events will be postponed indefinitely! We recommend that everyone do their part and practice social distancing during this unprecedented time. Currently we do not have any revised dated but we will keep everyone updated. Thank you for your interest and please stay safe and healthy!!
Spring is around the corner and we often think about getting our yards ready for summer activities. Over applying fertilizers to your yard can cause negative effects in the creeks below your home if rain water carries fertilizer into them. One way to avoid this is to soil test to see what you actually need […]
FEBRUARY 5, 2020 The City of Graham Utilities Department will be conducting non-toxic smoke testing of the sanitary sewer system during the hours of 7:00 am -6:00 pm Monday through Friday from February 10 to May 10, 2020. The focus of this study will be the sanitary sewer systems located alongside and in the vicinity […]
Location: Guilford Mackintosh Park & Marina Ages: 16 and up. Minors must be accompanied by a participating adult. Fee: Free, but registration will be required – Check here for event updates! Time/Date: Coming spring 2020! Come help us keep our lake clean and beautiful! Burlington Recreation & Parks along with Burlington’s Storm Water Division and […]
Many people enjoy the local streams and lakes in the area for hiking and general recreation. During the winter the times these sites are open changes. Below is an update on a few of these: Graham-Mebane Lake 3218 Bason Road Mebane, NC 27302 Phone: (919) 563-6544 Graham-Mebane Lake closes for the season on Saturday, November 30. […]
Residential Recycling For additional questions call: WASTE INDUSTRIES – ph.(336) 229-0525 Solid Waste Division – ph.(336) 222-5111 In Burlington: All carts and materials need to be placed at the street by 7:00am and removed by 7:00pm on your collection day. Carts should be located 5 feet away from any obstructions, garbage cart, mail box, shrubbery, […]
If you like to learn and do, NC Stream Watch is for you! Learn about water quality and put your local stream on the map! NC Stream Watch participants adopt a section of a local stream or creek and commit to two brief assessments and cleanups over the course of one year. Contact Danica Heflin […]
Planning is underway for the third annual Alamance Creek Week. The event will be held the week of March 28th – April 4th, 2020. Each year the week has been very successful with good participation throughout the towns and cities of Alamance County. The saying “We all live in a Watershed” is so true! What […]
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.