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Little Alamance Creek Cleanup Results March 2018

City Park BMP Tour & HydroVault Demonstration

Little Alamance Creek Clean-up Results for the April 6, 2019 Event

This was a wonderful Alamance Creek Week Event!! The Little Alamance bi-annual cleanup had 65 volunteers the largest group yet. This made for a productive morning, making Little Alamance Creek in Burlington a much cleaner place. Event Statistics: 1- Vacuum Cleaner, 1- Shopping Cart, 1- AC Unit, 1- Patio Table, 2 – Bicycles, 3 – […]

2019 Alamance Creek Week – April 6th – 13th, 2019

Mark your calender’s for  Alamance Creek Week ! April 6th – 13th, 2019. The 2018 Event was a huge success, with over 30 different events, over 1,500 participants, community wide clean-ups collected over 10,000 lbs of trash and 51 lbs of medications collected during Operation Medicine Drop. Local civic organizations, businesses and schools helped make […]

Little Alamance Creek January Cleanup

The City of Burlington’s Stormwater Division was out in full force on January 29, 2019 cleaning up a section of Little Alamance Creek. The Burlington Stormwater Division is on a mission to decrease the pollutants that reach our creeks and streams through runoff. Their commitment and hard work are making Burlington’s water ways cleaner and […]

Record Snowfall Hits The Little Alamance Creek Watershed Area

The Little Alamance watershed was impacted by one of the largest single day snowstorms to hit the area since the 1930’s. According to the National Weather Service, 11 inches of snow fell in a 24 hour period on Sunday December 9th, 2018. With temperatures hovering in the upper 20’s to lower 30’s, the rain shifted […]

Christmas Recycling Ideas

Protect our streams from unwanted and unsafe Christmas throwaways!! Many times as we rearrange for Christmas we see a lot of items that need to be discarded, old paint, oil, batteries, household chemicals. What do you do with all of those items? First – Take an inventory of what you have. If at all possible […]

Servis Creek Cleanup – Nov. 3rd, 2018 – Results

Nice weather and a enthusiastic group of volunteers came out for the Fall Servis Creek Clean up! The rainy weather, past hurricanes and heavy rain events made this years clean up a challenge. However with hard work the group was able to collect a lot of trash that had found its way into this stream. […]

Park Bridge Closing Notice

The bridge connecting Indian Valley and Great Bend Park is temporarily closed due to flood damage. For more information contact the Alamance County Recreation Department at (336) 229-2410.    

Burlington, Elon and Gibsonville experience significant flooding

Over five inches of rainfall fell on Friday, August 3, 2018 in the Town of Elon and parts of Burlington and Gibsonville. This rainfall event was particularly strong between 2:30 p.m. until 6:00 p.m. and brought the area’s two-week total of rainfall to approximately nine inches. Later Friday night Elon police warned people about traveling […]

Willowbrook Creek Water Quality Sampling

Staff from Stormwater Smart, City of Burlington Stormwater Department and Alley, Williams, Carmen and King, Inc on August 4th, 2018 spent a Saturday morning with teachers and students from the ABSS Early College looking at the water quality in Willowbrook Creek, a tributary to Little Alamance Creek that is currently under restoration. The event fell […]

Compost your Grass Clippings

Its that wonderful mowing season once again! We all want that beautiful yard for summer cookouts and family enjoyment. Remember grass clippings can be a great addition to the nutrients in your soil. Do not rake or blow them into the street where they become a hazard to motorcycle riders! But most of all they […]

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