New Hanover “A-Team” tours Wrightsville Beach stormwater retrofit sites

Local officials from New Hanover County joined the North Carolina Coastal Federation in Wrightsville Beach on Sept. 27 for a Walk the Loop for Clean Water tour, which highlights low-impact development (LID) techniques that collect and infiltrate stormwater runoff along the John Nesbitt Loop. Tim Burgess, assistant county manager of New Hanover County, took a group of department heads…

Reducing stormwater runoff in Cedar Point

New stormwater runoff projects installed in Cedar Point last week will reduce the volume of polluted runoff that flows into the White Oak River. The best management practices (BMPs) broke ground in the Croatan National Forest and a nearby neighborhood as part of the White Oak watershed restoration plan for impaired waters. Funding for these projects comes from the…

Oak Island Community Project Seeks to Reduce Polluted Runoff

The North Carolina Coastal Federation, in cooperation with the Town of Oak Island and the Oak Island Citizens’ Environmental Advisory Committee, is undertaking a community project to reduce the flow of polluted stormwater into the creeks and sounds around Oak Island. The project involves the construction of low-cost, relatively simple swales and vegetated landscapes, such…

Low Impact Development Summit 2014

ADVANCING THE NEXT GENERATION OF STORMWATER MANAGEMENT March 26-27, 2014 Raleigh Convention Center On March 26-27, 2014 over 275 development professionals, stormwater managers, engineers, researchers, federal, state and local agency representatives and interested individuals gathered at the Raleigh Convention Center for the 2014 North Carolina Low Impact Development (LID) Summit. See List of Summit Participants. The…