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North Carolina Water Resources Research Institute
The WRRI website identifies research needed to help solve water quality and water resources problems in North Carolina and the region and also provide information transfer on water-related issues through our publications, conferences, workshops, seminars and the WRRI-News electronic list. WRRI also partners with the NC Urban Water Consortium and Stormwater Group.

Rocky Branch Stream Restoration and Greenway Project
North Carolina Sea Grant and North Carolina State University are implementing a three-phase stream restoration and greenway plan to renovate Rocky Branch, an urban creek that runs through the heart of the university’s campus.This website provides an overview of the project's goal to create a safe and accessible outdoor teaching laboratory, stabilize the creek; improve water quality, aquatic and wildlife habitat; and integrate the creek into the campus environment.

What is a River Basin? (NC Office of Environmental Education)
Everyone lives in a river basin. Even if we don't live near the water, we live on land that drains to a river or estuary or lake, and our actions on that land affect water quality and quantity far downstream. Click the link above to learn more about the 17 river basins within North Carolina, draining 52,337 square miles of surface and underground waters.

Water You Know! (NC Division of Water Quality)
This informative website provides inks to interesting and educational information about North Carolina water and waterways, what affects them and how we protect them.