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Little Alamance Creek Cleanup Results March 2018

City Park BMP Tour & HydroVault Demonstration

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.

Feet of Sanitary Sewer Line Cleaned

The City of Burlington’s Water and Sewer Pipe Maintenance Division performs routine cleaning of the sanitary sewer lines throughout the Little Alamance Creek Watershed as well as the entire city as a preventative measure. These lines are also inspected for possible failures and illicit connections. In 2019, 71.3 miles of sanitary sewer lines have been […]

Stormwater BMP Inspections

Annual inspections of Phase II Stormwater Best Management Practices (BMPs) throughout Graham will begin this upcoming August. Stormwater BMP inspections ensure that all implemented practices are well-maintained and performing effectively to improve the quality of stormwater runoff and reduce their impact on surrounding bodies of water. To learn more about stormwater runoff, check out this […]

Illegal Dumping Hotline

Think all waste is safe to toss in your trash can? Think again! Many of the items we consider trash are actually hazardous for the environment. These items needs to be taken to specific facilities and sites that are certified to dispose of them safely. Illegal dumping is a term that refers to disposing of […]

2019 Alamance Creek Week

Thanks to all who came out and participated in Alamance Creek Week 2019! Big thanks to our sponsors, event organizers, and hosts as well! We are ecstatic that so many people came out to learn about, protect, and enjoy our waters in Alamance County this month Until next year!

2019 Alamance Creek Week: April 6th-13th

This annual event will take place April 6th – 13th, 2019! The 2018 Alamance Creek Week was a huge success! Over 1,500 city residents participated in the 30+ events offered throughout the week. They worked together to collect more than 10,000 lbs of trash at the community clean-ups and 51 lbs of medications during Operation […]

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