Public Education and Outreach
The purpose of the public education and outreach program is to distribute educational materials to the community, conduct public outreach activities, raise and improve public awareness on the causes and impacts of stormwater pollutants and inform citizens on steps and measures they can take to help prevent stormwater pollution.
Prevent Stormwater Pollution...listen to The SodFather:
Take the Sodfather pledge to "mow high and let the clippings lie" and enter for your chance to win a FREE compost bin courtesy of the Clean Water Education Partnership. Don't let your lawn nutrients sleep with the fishes!
Pet Waste Outreach Program
Sign the online pet waste pledge
to clean-up after your pets, and receive a free refillable pet waste bag dispenser
from the Town's Stormwater division of the Engineering Department. You can find out more by looking for our brochures
at your local Morrisville vet/pet shop, stopping by or calling the Town's Engineering office, or here.
Resources for Home Owners & Businesses
To assist with meeting the objectives of the public education and outreach requirements the Town is a member of the Clean Water Education Partnership
(CWEP), which runs radio and television campaigns, provides printed
brochures, and maintains a website to communicate water quality and
environmental information to residents within the Tar-Pamlico, Neuse,
and Cape Fear River Basins. Morrisville is located in both the Neuse and
Cape Fear River Basins. Additionally, the Town distributes stormwater
materials provided by CWEP, Wake County, NCDENR, and the EPA, to
residents and businesses. Materials are also displayed in the lobby of
Time Lapse of Permeable Pavement Installation at Fire Sta. No.2