Public Comment Period for Proposed Rules 15A NCAC 02E .0403-.0409 and Readoption of 15A NCAC 02E .0401 and .0402.


The Division of Water Quality will hold a public hearing on May 5, 2022, to receive comment on adoption of the 15A NCAC 02E rules (Section .0400 Regulation of Surface Water Transfers Rules). Please see attachments for the public notice, draft rules and regulatory impact analysis.

In accordance with G.S. 150B-21.2 and G.S. 150B-21.3A(c)(2)g., the Environmental Management Commission intends to adopt the rules cited as 15A NCAC 02E .0403-.0409 and readopt with substantive changes the rules cited as 15A NCAC 02E .0401 and .0402. The proposed effective date is January 1, 2023.

Public Hearing:
Date: May 5, 2022
Time: 6:00 p.m.

The hearing can be joined via WebEx link (below) starting at 5:45 pm.…
Event number: 2422 890 1417
Event password: NCDEQ
Audio conference: US TOLL +1-415-655-0003, access code: 2422 890 1417
Registration form link:

Registration must be completed by 12 p.m. on May 5, 2022. If you have any problems registering online, please call 919-707-9024 by the registration deadline.