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Falls Lake, built to supply drinking water for Raleigh, could be threatened by controversial mapping and a vote by the Durham County Commissioners to allow Treyburn Industrial Park to build in the water quality critical area.
The City of Raleigh has proposed a stormwater management policy to address the effects of increased runoff on structures and other components of drainage systems that carry storm runoff to larger streams and rivers. It also addresses the effects of stormwater discharges on water quality in receiving streams and rivers.
Officials of local governments in Wake, Durham, Orange, Person and Granville counties are considering a study to determine measures needed to protect Falls of the Neuse Reservoir, the sole water supply for the City of Raleigh and several smaller municipalities. Commissioners emphasize the need for some objective basis for adopting a watershed protection ordinance for Falls Lake.