EPA Report on Low Impact Design Methods
The EPA has published a report about how implementation of Low Impact Design methods can actually lower development project costs.
Town of Chapel Hill Stormwater Management Program
The Town of Chapel Hill operates a stormwater management program and has an NPDES permit.
Town of Carrboro Stormwater Management Program
The Town of Carrboro operates a stormwater management program and has an NPDES permit.
Cape Fear River Assembly’s Website
UNC is located in the Cape Fear River Basin. Go to the Cape Fear River Assembly’s website to learn more about our home river basin.
Center for Watershed Protection
The Center for Watershed Protection is a non-profit that provides tools to help communities protect streams, lakes and rivers. They also provide guidance for low-impact development.
North Carolina Division of Water Quality
The North Carolina Division of Water Quality is the regulatory agency responsible for implementing rules that address pollution from stormwater runoff.
EPA’s NPDES Program
You can learn more about EPA’s NPDES Program by visiting their website.
EPA Region 4
UNC is located in EPA’s Region 4. EPA Region 4 maintains their own NPDES stormwater website.
Vice Chancellor’s Sustainability Advisory Committee
Contact UNC’s Sustainability Office for information.
Low Impact Development Center
The Low Impact Development Center is a non-profit organization dedicated to the advancement of low impact development technology.
Haw River Assembly
The Haw River Assembly is a non-profit citizens’ group founded in 1982 to restore and protect the Haw River and Jordan Lake.
US Geological Survey
The US Geological Survey maintains stream-gaging stations for many streams in North Carolina, and for some of the streams in and around Chapel Hill and Carrboro.
Impaired Streams in North Carolina
The North Carolina Division of Water Quality maintains a list of impaired streams in North Carolina that have been negatively impacted by excess and/or polluted runoff.
Jordan Lake Nutrient Management Strategy
A Jordan Lake Nutrient Management Strategy has been proposed by the North Carolina Division of Water Quality.
Biological and Agricultural Engineering Stormwater Group at North Carolina State University
The Biological and Agricultural Engineering Stormwater Group at North Carolina State University does research on the function and impacts of stormwater management technologies such as bioretention areas, green roofs, stormwater wetlands, permeable pavements, water harvesting systems, and other innovative treatment practices.