Due to the high level of interest in the draft revised permeable pavement chapter of the N.C. Stormwater Best Management Practices Manual, the Division of Water Quality has extended the public comment period closing date from Aug. 1, 2012 to Sept. 1, 2012. Comments may be submitted to Annette Lucas at firstname.lastname@example.org or Boyd DeVane at email@example.com. Release of the final version of the chapter is scheduled for Oct. 1, 2012.
The Division is also in the process of updating the Nutrient Loading Accounting Tool, as well as the Neuse and Tar-Pamlico Export Calculation Worksheets to provide appropriate nutrient removal credits for permeable pavement. The updates to the models and worksheets will be completed by Dec. 1, 2012.
The proposed changes in the permeable pavement chapter can be found at: http://portal.ncdenr.org/web/wq/ws/su/bmp-ch18