of Water Resources (DWR) has programs which
contribute to Sustainability such as the Water
Conservation Plan, which is geared to water
suppliers, including leak detection and water audits
practices. Project WET is another
program which includes activities on educating the
public and meeting the publics needs for water
Capacity Use Permitting program monitors water
usages and consumption for better management, which
helps in planning drought management.
is host to “Stream Watch”, which is the
Adopt-a-Stream activities for improved cleanup and
maintenance of streams.
Central Office participates in the Archdale Building
Recycling Program. The New Bern office has
implemented its own recycling program with the city
of New Bern’s recycling activities.
uses its web site and electronic e-mailing to reduce
the amount of paper generated by the Division.
Project WET – Water Education for
Teachers – includes Water Conservation Information
STREAMWATCH – local groups adopt
streams and participate in activities to learn about
stewardship of their stream.
DENR Environmental Education Garden
– a display of water conserving gardening with the use
of drip irrigation, mulch, and drought tolerant
Capacity Use Program – monitor
water use and consumption to better manage underground
water resources in a defined area.
Local Water Supply Planning –
helps public water suppliers prepare for their future