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Stormwater Outreach & Events

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Cape Fear River Watch

The Town of Leland contracts annually with Cape Fear River Watch (CFRW) to hold stormwater related events and conduct water quality testing of waterways impacted by the Town. CFRW is a nonprofit organization focused on protecting and improving the water quality of the Cape Fear River Basin. To learn more, visit CFRW's website.

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Clean Water Education Partnership 

Triangle J Council of Governments' Clean Water Education Partnership (CWEP), of which the Town of Leland is a member and active participant, protects North Carolina's waterways from stormwater pollution through public education and outreach. To learn more, visit CWEP's website.

Creek Week 2023

Throughout March 18 - 25, citizens can participate in multiple state wide events through Clean Water Education Partnership and Town of Leland Parks, Recreation, & Cultural Resources department. Find out more here!

Enviroscape Presentation Model

Enviroscape Presentations

During students' respective science classes on October 12 - 14, Cape Fear River Watch conducted Enviroscape Presentations to 8th grade students at Leland Middle School. The Enviroscape is a model of a watershed that visually enables students to understand how stormwater pollutants enter our waterways.

Stream Clean Up from June 2022

Stream Cleanup

The Town, in partnership with Cape Fear River Watch, cleaned up the area of the future Sturgeon Creek Park. 15 volunteers collected over 330 pounds of trash and recycling!

June 18, 2022 Stream Cleanup Report

Storm Drain Marking Event

Storm Drain Marking Event

The Town and Cape Fear River Watch participated in a storm drain marking event. These markers provide public education and awareness regarding how stormwater drains directly into our local waterways.

Stream Clean Up from March 2022

Regional Creek Week

The Town of Leland participated in CWEP's Regional Creek Week. Throughout the week, multiple events occurred. To find out more about the week, visit CWEP's Regional Creek Week Website.

As part of CWEP's Regional Creek Week, Town Employees participated in a stream cleanup event and collected more than 1,000 pounds of trash and recycling in the area of the future Sturgeon Creek Park.

Creek Week Stream Cleanup Report

Cape Fear River Watch conducts quarterly water quality observations and testing on four waterways impacted by the Town. See below for the most recent reports.

Mallory Creek at Highway 133

Mill Creek at Cypress Cove Park

Mill Creek at Old Mill Road NE

Sturgeon Creek at S. Navassa Road