Rules, Policies, & Regulations

The N.C. Division of Water Resources operates under a variety of legislative mandates that include a wide range of activities.   The duties of the Division include protecting streams from growth, evaluating water project impacts on the waters of the State and keeping records of water users in the State, providing technical assistance to water systems and planning for development of water supplies.  The N.C. statutory mandates have been organized according to function.

Note: The statutes cited here are unofficial copies of the actual statutes, and are provided solely for the sake of convenience.  The official versions are available at the following locations:
(Link to N.C. General Statutes)
(Link to N.C. Administrative Code)