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The North Carolina State University (NCSU) Water Quality Group is a multidisciplinary team that analyzes and evaluates nonpoint source (NPS) pollution control technologies and water quality programs in North Carolina and nationwide.  We are a component of the North Carolina Cooperative Extension Service (NC CES), Biological and Agricultural Engineering Department (Bio&Ag) at North Carolina State University and the N.C. State University’s Soil and Water Environmental Technology Center (SWETC).


Publications (pdf format)

Sediments Newsletters (NC DENR Land Quality)

  • Current Issue, Vol 19(2):February-April 2013
    Topic Highlights:
    - Buncombe and Wake Counties Win Awards for Excellence in Erosion and Sediment Control
    - Land Quality Regional Offices Summary Statistics for Plan Approvals, Inspections, and Enforcement
    - Announcement of Combined Self-Monitoring and Self-Inspection Form
    - NC Sedimentation Control Commission: February 28, 2013 Actions
    - Land Quality Section Personnel Changes
    - SCC 2013 Meeting Dates
    - New SCC members (Ms. Charlotte A. Mitchell)
    - Division Name Change:  Division of Energy, Mineral, and Land Resources
    - Tale of Turbidity in Two Watersheds
    - IECA 2013 Moderator Experience
    - IECA Environmental Connection, February 25-28, 2014
    - Calendar of Workshops and Trainings

Back Issues of Sediments Newsletter

NWQEP NOTES Newsletter

Current issue:

  • Notes #138, August 2013
    Totten and Eld Inlet Section 319 National Nonpoint Source Monitoring Program (NNPSMP) Project
    University of Wisconsin – Platteville's Pioneer Farm Water Quality and Flow Monitoring

Recent Past issues:

Back issues of NWQEP NOTES



  • Line, Daniel. 2007. Effects of Development on Runoff and Pollutant Export


Event: 21st Annual National Nonpoint Source Monitoring Workshop-Working Together to Protect and Restore Our Water Resources
October 28-30, 2013. Cleveland, OH




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