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  • Lower Neuse Riverkeeper Katy Hunt talks DNA testing of waters

    Sound Rivers’ Lower Neuse Riverkeeper Katy Hunt weighed in on DNA testing and how it could change the pollution-sourcing game in the near future. Read what she had to say about this powerful new tool at North Carolina Health News.

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  • Riverkeepers weigh in on Triennial Review, water-quality standards

    The Clean Water Act requires states to review their water quality standards and classifications every three years and make any necessary modifications to ensure the protection of our waters. During this process, called the Triennial Review, North Carolina’s Department of Environmental Quality reviews current EPA guidelines, scientific data and public

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  • Call for 40th-Anniversary Art: Win $500 for your digital design!

    Help us celebrate our 40th anniversary year with a unique digital design commemorating our waterways! Three semi-finalists will receive $100, and a finalist will receive $500 for the design we’ll put to a variety of uses over the next year. Everything you need to know about submitting your art is

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  • Splash for Trash cleanup set for July 31

    Sound Rivers is partnering again with the Greenville Noon Rotary Club for the 3rd-annual “Splash for Trash.” This Tar River cleanup is a community service project created by Greenville Rotary to promote water quality, access, river recreation and environmental awareness and highlight the Tar River. For more information, contact John

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  • Intern spotlight: Nathalie Uriarte-Ayala takes STEM campers sampling

    Sound Rivers’ Lower Neuse water-quality intern Nathalie Uriarte-Ayala paid a special visit to A Time For Science this week to teach young STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) campers all about Swim Guide.  At the outdoor pavilion next to a pond, an enthusiastic audience of “Green Engineering” campers learned about

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