The Cape Fear Region is blessed with a beautiful shoreline and abundant marine resources. For that reason, it is a popular place to visit and settle. Increased population and development is placing pressure upon our waterways. Water Quality at the Cape Fear Chapter of the Surfrider Foundation believes the health of our waterways and beaches to be an essential part of the public trust, and the fundamental component of that health is clean water. Water Quality is developing several programmes we feel will uniquely address our clean water concerns. In collaboration with the University of North Carolina Surfrider Club we plan to implement water testing programmes in several New Hanover County Creeks. Complimentary to that is an effort to publicise and expand awareness of a North Carolina Department of Environmental Quality water testing programme along our beaches.
To learn more about Water Quality, Cape Fear Chapter:
- New Hanover County Soil & Water
- North Carolina Coastal Reserve & National Estuarine Research Reserve
- University of North Carolina at Wilmington
For more information about the Cape Fear Chapters Water Quality efforts, please contact: Dana Sargent