NC Administrative Code and Statutes

This webpage contains links to North Carolina Administrative Code (NCAC) rules used by the Division of Water Resources (DWR). The webpage also contains a link to the North Carolina General Statutes. The Office of Administrative Hearings and NC General Assembly is responsible for maintaining the official NCAC and the official General Statutes, respectively. In addition, this webpage contains ways for the public to stay informed concerning DWR'€™s rule-making activities.

Title 15A NCAC Environment and Natural Resources

Chapter 1 - Departmental Rules 

Subchapter 01C - Conformity with North Carolina Environmental Policy Act

Chapter 2- Environmental Management

Subchapter 02A - Organization of Environmental Management Commission

Subchapter 02B - Surface Water and Wetland Standards

Subchapter 02C - Well Construction Standards

Subchapter 02E  -Water Use Registration and Allocation

Subchapter 02G -Water Pollution Control System Operating Rules

Subchapter 02H - Procedures for Permit: Approvals

Subchapter 02I -  Hearings

Subchapter 02J - Civil Penalties

Subchapter 02L - Groundwater Classification and Standards

Subchapter 02T - Waste Not Discharged to Surface Waters

Subchapter 02U - Reclaimed Waters

Chapter 8 Water Pollution Control System Operation Certification Commission

Subchapter 08F - Certification of Operators of Animal Waste Management Systems

Subchapter 08G - The Water Pollution Control System Operators Rules

Chapter 18 Environmental Health

Subchapter 18A - Sanitation

Subchapter 18C - Water Supplies

Subchapter 18D - Rules Governing Water Treatment Facility Operators 

Helpful North Carolina Links

Draft Unofficial Compilation of Selected North Carolina Water Quality Statutes & Session Laws-1997-2013 (Read Disclaimer on cover page)

North Carolina Office of Administrative Hearings homepage

North Carolina General Assembly homepage

Updates: How You Can Stay Informed?

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