Interbasin Transfer Certification Status for the Towns of Cary, Apex, Morrisville and Wake County (for RTP South)

TOWN OF CARY, APEX, MORRISVILLE, AND WAKE COUNTY (FOR RTP SOUTH)
INTERBASIN TRANSFER CERTIFICATE


Source Basin: Haw River
Receiving Basins: Neuse River
Maximum Daily IBT: 24 MGD

On July 12, 2001, the Environmental Management Commission issued an interbasin transfer certificate to the Towns of Cary, Apex, Morrisville, and Wake County (acting for RTP South). This certificate allows the holders to transfer a combined 24 MGD, on a maximum day basis, from the Haw River Basin to the Neuse River Basin.

This was the second IBT certificate for the Towns of Cary and Apex. The Towns received their first IBT certificate in 1989, allowing a 16 MGD transfer from Jordan Lake (then defined as being in the Cape Fear River Basin) to the Neuse River basin.

Water is withdrawn from the Cary-Apex intake on Jordan Lake and discharged from their existing permitted wastewater treatment plants located on tributaries of the Neuse River.



Background Documentation
  1. November 6, 1989 Certificate
  2. July 12, 2001 Certificate
  3. Jordan Lake Water Supply Storage Allocations Round Two and Proposed Increase in Interbasin Transfer Hearing Officer's Report (May 2001)
  4. Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) for 2001 IBT request (pdf 771KB)
    • EIS Appendix 2 - Cape Fear River Basin Model Analyses (pdf 260KB)
    • EIS Appendix F - EIS Public Hearing Record (pdf 3.2MB)
  5. Petition for 2001 IBT certificate request(pdf 611KB)

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