News Flash

Posted on: March 20, 2023

Stream Bank Repair Workshop a Success!

View of the completed stream repair with live stakes, whips, and coir matting covering seeds.

The Stormwater Program hosted a NCSU Extension Stream Bank Repair Workshop on March 16, 2023. The workshop focused on small-scale repair of eroding stream banks using green infrastructure techniques such as live staking and bank stabilization. The worksho...

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Stormwater News
Posted on: March 13, 2023

FREE Rain Garden Hands-on Planting Workshop

A rain garden with native plants was installed next to a sidewalk. People gather to view it.

free hands-on rain garden planting workshop

Help build a rain garden!

Rain gardens are a beautiful way to clean polluted stormwater runoff from roofs and parking lots.

Attend a FREE hands-on workshop to learn more!

Participants will plant and mulch a new rain...

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Stormwater News
Posted on: February 17, 2023

Dry Weather Detection Program

Flat Creek, one of the waterways staff will be walking to detect dry weather outfall discharges.

In February and March, Stormwater Program staff will be walking a portion of the waterways in Black Mountain to implement the Town’s Dry Weather Detection Program. 

Staff will walk a portion of all creeks, streams, and river each year du...

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Stormwater News
Posted on: January 10, 2023

Cherry Street Restrooms - CLOSED FOR REPAIRS

Cherry Street Public Restrooms are temporarily CLOSED for repairs

Cherry Street public restrooms suffered damages during a winter storm after the heating system failed causing water to freeze and burst multiple water pipes. Town staff are currently soliciting repair bids and are working with the Town's insuranc...

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Town Wide Announcements & News
Posted on: August 17, 2022

Stormwater Utility Bills


Stormwater Utility bills will be arriving in the mail in the next week. Please see the information below for payment methods and locations.

Payment Methods and Locations:

  • Invoices can be paid in person at Town Hall at&...
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Planning News