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  • Stormwater Project to Begin in Greenville

    Stormwater Improvement Project Underway at Jaycee Park Greenville, NC, January 4, 2019- Work will begin Monday, January 7, 2018 to begin improvements on a failed stormwater detention pond at Jaycee Park in Greenville.  The City of Greenville Public Works Department, Recreation and Parks Department, and Sound Rivers have partnered with

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  • Working for Clean Water – Impact 2018

    This year has sped by, and as we look toward the end of 2018, we want to thank you for all you do to preserve our region’s waterways! Your support of Sound Rivers and our three Riverkeepers means together we can build a clean water future for North Carolina. In

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  • Hurricane Florence Exposes Problems with Wastewater Infrastructure

    By Forrest English On September 14th Hurricane Florence hit eastern North Carolina, hitting some areas with record storm surges from the ocean, pummeling the coast with tree toppling high winds, and dumping an awful lot of rain in every part of our watersheds. The storm surge and the huge amounts

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  • Spotlight- The Lower Neuse River

    By Katy Hunt, Lower Neuse Riverkeeper The Neusiok word, “Neuse,” means peace. Floating down the river or fishing from the bank is very peaceful, though the water quality of the Neuse is quite tumultuous. The Neuse Basin has so much to offer by way of recreation, economics, and tourism, and

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  • Proposed changes to Clean Water Act will gut protections

    This week the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)  released a proposal to dramatically cut back protections to wetlands and waterways that we all depend on for drinking water, fishing, and recreation. Your Pamlico-Tar Riverkeeper says of this news, “This rollback of where the Clean Water Act applies is sold as undoing an

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