Primary Category: Public Involvement

Burlington 50/50 Cost Share Program

Do you live in the watershed and have a drainage problem? Or maybe you’re interested in improving the environment while improving your yard? Have you heard of the City of Burlington’s 50/50 program? The 50/50 program provides an opportunity for homeowners within the City to partner with the City to improve drainage on private property. […]

Little Alamance Creek Stream Clean-Up

The City of Burlington, City of Graham and NCDOT invites all local service groups, youth groups, and residents to participate in a stream side cleanup of Little Alamance Creek and its tributaries. The event offers volunteers a chance to make a difference for the environment. Come out and join us as we remove trash, debris […]

Alamance Creek Week 2018

Planning is in progress for the 1st Annual Alamance Creek Week this upcoming March 2018! Alamance Creek Week will be an exciting week of fun, learning, and volunteer opportunities across Alamance County that are all related to water quality and conservation. Alamance Creek Week will include a number of activities within the Little Alamance Creek […]

TMDL Alternatives: Category 4B Success Stories and Other Options

Please join NC Water Resources Association and NC Association of Environmental Professionals in downtown Winston Salem on Thursday, November 2 to hear Marion Hopkins (EPA Region 4), Cam NcNutt (NCDEQ), and Andrew McDaniel (NCDOT) discuss TMDL Alternatives: Category 4B Success Stories and Other Options.  This workshop will focus on alternatives for addressing impaired waters without […]

Ray Street Academy Stormwater Education

Stormwater Smart worked with 63 students at Ray Street Academy in Graham in January 2017. The presentations and outreach included using the Enviroscape, How Wet is Our Planet, and the NC Watershed Game. Ray Street Academy is an alternative school with students throughout Alamance County including within the Little Alamance Creek watershed. The Enviroscape is […]

Little Alamance Creek Website Launched

The City of Burlington, City of Graham, and NCDOT are pleased to announce the release of the Little Alamance Creek Watershed website. The website, as part of a Healthy Streams Cooperative, can be found at and is centered on improving the water quality within Little Alamance Creek. Burlington, Graham, and NCDOT have been working […]

Graham Parks and Recreation Camp – Stormwater Week

The City of Graham hosted a stormwater week for the City’s recreational summer camp. The week included several programs a day for all campers and culminated in a visit to the Museum of Life and Science in Durham, NC and a stream visit at South Graham Park along a tributary to Little Alamance Creek.

City of Graham Annual Stormwater Meeting

The City of Graham held a public meeting to solicit public involvement at City Hall. The meeting included a comprehensive overview of the City’s stormwater program including: basic stormwater education, the City’s NPDES Phase II Program, the City’s Stage 1 Jordan Lake Existing Development Program, Little Alamance Creek, and included an overview of the City’s […]

Kernodle Center Bio-Retention Basin

The City of Burlington retroffited an existing drainage area near its Kernodle Senior Center and Aquatic’s Center. The bio-retention basin was selected as the best available retrofit after a retrofit study was conducted. The retrofit is only a couple hundred feet from the main stem of Little Alamance Creek and the basin is downstream from […]