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Backyard Composting

(Taken from the NC State Extension Publication “Backyard Composting of Yard, Garden, and Food Discards”) What is Composting? Composting is the controlled …

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Swale Terminology for Urban Stormwater Treatment

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Questions to Ask When Purchasing Water Treatment Equipment

The home water treatment industry has expanded tremendously in recent years. New products are constantly …

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Hydraulic Ram Pumps

This publication covers information on hydraulic ram pumps and offers guidelines on installation and purchasing …

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Poultry Litter Amendments

This fact sheet discusses different types of amendments that can be used to manage ammonia …

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Waste Analysis

This factsheet clarifies the importance of waste analysis and describes the procedures for taking reliable …

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Permeable Pavement: Research Update and Design Implications

As the use of permeable pavement increases in North Carolina, practitioners can look to research …

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Stormwater Wetland Design Update: Zones, Vegetation, Soil, and Outlet Guidance

These new design guidelines for stormwater wetlands focus on four design points: internal wetland zones, …

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Maintenance of Stormwater Wetlands and Wet Ponds

This publication presents maintenance guidelines for stormwater wetlands and wet ponds, two stormwater practices that …

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