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/
When: Monday May 3, 2021 and Thursday May 6, 2021
During student's respective science classes, Cape Fear River Watch will be conducting 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.
Storm Drain Marking Event:
When: Friday May 7, 2021 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
On the morning of Friday May 7, 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.
Stream Clean-Up Event:
When: Saturday May 22, 2021 from 9:00 am - 11:00 am
Where: S. Navassa Road, Leland, NC 28451
On the morning of Saturday May 22 from 9:00 am - 11:00 am, the Town in partnership with Cape Fear River Watch will be cleaning up an old junkyard near Sturgeon Creek. Remember to dress appropriately (work boots/rubber boots or waders, long pants, and long sleeves) and bring plenty of water. All equipment will be provided. Parking is available on-site on the grass along S. Navassa Rd (near 158 S. Navassa Road, Leland, NC 28451).
Please reach out to Adrianna Weber with any questions!
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.