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Little Alamance Creek Cleanup Results March 2018

City Park BMP Tour & HydroVault Demonstration

NC Stream Watch

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 […]

Alamance Creek Week 2020

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 […]

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.

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 […]

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.

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