Contacts & Staff Listing

Below is a complete list of staff and contacts for the Division of Water Resources. You may click on the table headings (first name, last name, etc) to sort the list alphabetically or use the box below to search the contacts listing. If you would like to view the contacts for a particular group (section, branch, or unit), you may use the drop-down boxes to reduce the number of contacts that are displayed.

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Water Quality Regional Operations » WQRO-Asheville Regional Office

First Name Last Name Email Phone Location Position or Areas of Responsibility
James Aaron (828) 296-4652 Asheville **If you have a general NCDENR question, please call the NCDENR help desk at 1-877-623-6748 or the appropriate regional office main number**
Ted Campbell (828) 296-4683 Asheville Groundwater contamination/incident manager; groundwater resource evaluation.
Janet Cantwell (828) 296-4667 Asheville Environmental Specialist
Landon Davidson (828) 296-4680 Asheville Regional supervisor for the Water Quality Regional Operations Section (WQROS).
Tim Fox (828) 296-4664 Asheville
Room #251
Review, process, and provide technical assistance for applicants requesting 401 Water Quality Certifications. Respond to Citizen complaints and inspect sites where water quality standards and other rules have possibly been contravened. County Assignments include: Transylvania, Jackson, Swain, Macon, Graham, Cherokee, and Clay.
Tim Heim (828) 296-4500 x4650 Asheville Coordinate ARO permit review, provide engineering assistance to program areas, fast-track sewer extension permitting.
Brett Laverty (828) 296-4681 Asheville
Room #243
* Non-discharge permitting * Groundwater compliance monitoring * Groundwater incidents * Current and historical pesticide issues * Groundwater complaints * Surface water complaints * Watershed assessment
Kevin Mitchell (828) 296-4650 Asheville
Room #244
Environmental Specialist, Surface Water Protection in: Clay,Cherokee, Graham, Haywood, Jackson, Madison, Macon, Rutherford, Swain, and Transylvania counties. Asheville Regional Office
Andrew Moore (828) 296-4684 Asheville Environmental Specialist
Beverly Price (828) 296-4685 Asheville
Room #253
Environmental Senior Specialist
Zan Price (828) 296-4500 Asheville
Room #244
Provide supervision to regional office staff involved in wastewater and wetlands permitting (401 Water Quality Certifications) and compliance. Provide technical guidance and education to the public.
Robert Topolski (828) 296-4500 Asheville Non-Discharge permitting, compliance, complaints and emergency response. NPDES permitting, compliance and complaints for Henderson and Polk counties.
Linda Wiggs (828) 296-4653 Asheville Wastewater NPDES program lead; lead inspector for NPDES program in McDowell, Buncombe, Burke, Caldwell, Avery, Mitchell and Yancey.
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