Stormwater Events and Outreach

The Town of Leland contracts annually with Cape Fear River Watch to hold stormwater related events and conduct water quality testing of waterways impacted by the Town. Cape Fear River Watch is a nonprofit organization focused on protecting and improving the water quality of the Cape Fear River Basin. To learn more, visit their website: https://capefearriverwatch.org/

 

Upcoming Events: 

Storm Drain Marking Event:

When: TBD

The Town, Cape Fear River Watch and a local Girl Scout Troop will be participating in a storm drain marking event. This event will provide public education and awareness regarding how stormwater drains directly into our local waterways.

Please reach out to Adrianna Weber with any questions!

 

Past Events: 

Stream Clean-Up Event: Saturday March 27, 2021, 9:00 am - 11:00 am on Old Mill Road

On the morning of Saturday March 27, volunteers collected approximately 360 pounds of trash and recycling along Old Mill Road!

OLD MILL ROAD CLEAN-UP REPORT

 

Enviroscape Presentations: Thursday May 6, 2021

During student's respective science classes, 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 studnets to understand how stomrwater pollutants enter our waterways.

 

Stream Clean-Up Event: Saturday May 22, 2021 from 9:00 am - 11:00 am on S. Navassa Road, Leland, NC 28451

On the morning of Saturday May 22, volunteers collected approximately 350 pounds of trash and recycling along S. Navassa Road!

S. NAVASSA ROAD CLEAN-UP REPORT

 

Watershed Watchers Water Quality Reports:

Cape Fear River Watch conducts quarterly water quality observations and testing on 4 waterways impacted by the Town. See below for the most recent reports.

MALLORY CREEK AT HWY 133

MILL CREEK AT CYPRESS COVE PARK

MILL CREEK AT OLD MILL ROAD NE

STURGEON CREEK AT S NAVASSA ROAD