Stormwater Services incorporates environmental stewardship and protection of natural resources into stormwater projects whenever possible.
Lower Cape Fear Stewardship Awards:
Raintree Wetland (2017)
Wade Wetland (2009)
The City of Wilmington implements and collaborates on grant projects with the aim of improving water quality. Grant projects help the city install "stormwater solutions" or Best Management Practices such as rain gardens, cisterns, pervious pavement, and bioretention areas on public and private property, as well as conduct stormwater outreach and education.
Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) 319 Grants
Implementing the Bradley & Hewletts Creeks Watershed Restoration Plan
April 2017 - Present
Hewletts Creek Water Quality Improvement Project
January 2015 - March 2018
DREAMS of Wilmington Stormwater Improvement Project
January 2014 - December 2016
Grey to Blue Stormwater Planning Initiative
January 2010 - December 2011
Restoring the Burnt Mill Creek Watershed through Stormwater Management & Community Involvement
November 2004 - August 2008
Burnt Mill Creek Outreach & Demonstration Project
June 2002 - May 2005
NC Clean Water Management Trust Fund (CWMTF) Grants
Planning for Reducing Stormwater Runoff and Toxicity in the Burnt Mill Creek Watershed
October 2008 - October 2009
Administered by NCSU. Stormwater Services was in-kind grant partner.
J.E.L.Wade Constructed Stormwater Wetland & Park
Administered by Stormwater Services.
NC Coastal Nonpoint Source Program (NCCNPSP) Grant
Other Funding Sources:
Green Infrastructure Grant (GIC) Stormwater Management Tree Grant
October 2016 - December 2017
Administered by the Green Infrastructure Center. City Stormwater, Parks, Planning, Engineering, Recreation are all in-kind grant partners.
Advancing Key Low Impact Development Strategies to Restore Water Quality in the White Oak River Basin (Lynnwood)
September 2015 - August 2017
Administered by the North Carolina Coastal Federation. Stormwater Services is an in-kind grant partner.