Pitt County Soil and Water Conservation has been awarded Streamflow Rehabilitation Assistance Program (STRAP) grant funding in the amount of $414,975 through the North Carolina Division of Soil and Water Conservation for the removal of storm related debris.
The STRAP program requires all debris from streams or stream area to be removed from the 100-year floodplain or processed by chipping, cabling, burning or strapping in a secured manner outside the immediate stream area.
Phase 1 of the County’s project activities will focus on Conetoe Creek which is north of the Tar River in the Belvoir community.
“Debris removal is an ongoing process throughout the county. We continue to assess areas and are committed to making drainage better for Pitt County residents,” says PJ Andrews, Director of Soil and Water Conservation.
The Pitt County Board of Commissioners approved the award acceptance on Monday, June 20, 2022. Soil and Water Conservation plans to begin Phase 1 by July 2022.
For more information, please contact Pitt County Soil and Water Conservation at 252-902-1746.
The Mission of Pitt County Government is to enhance the health, safety, and well-being of our community by advocating for and providing quality services in a friendly and cost-effective manner. Learn more: www.PittCountyNC.gov