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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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!
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 […]