City of Durham, NC

06/14/2021 | Press release | Distributed by Public on 06/14/2021 12:20

Durham Hosts New Hope Creek and Little Creek Watershed Improvement Plan Information Session

Residents and project stakeholders are asked to pre-register for this meeting

The purpose of the meeting is to present priority watershed improvement projects, recommended strategies to improve water quality, and summarize public input. 'As the project concludes, we want to outline future steps to improve these creeks,' said Project Manager Lance Fontaine with the Stormwater and GIS Services Division of the City's Public Works Department. 'Supporting continued high water quality is important both for ecological health and to the people who enjoy recreation in these areas.'

For more information, visit the project webpage or contact Fontaine at (919) 560-4326, ext. 30257 or by email. Persons who require assistance to attend the virtual meeting should call (919) 560-4197 or send an emailno later than 48 hours before the session.

About the Public Works Department Stormwater and GIS Services Division The Stormwater and GIS Services Divisionwith the City of Durham Public Works Department is guided by the City's Strategic Plangoals of stewardship of the City's physical and environmental assets and innovative and high-performing organization. Activities include storm drainage design and plans review; inspecting and maintaining City-owned drainage systems; enforcing stormwater ordinances and regulations; education and outreach; stream monitoring, restoration, and watershed master planning; maintaining multiple layers of the City's geographic information; and stormwater billing. To learn more, follow on Facebookand Twitter.