I dam up any stream?
It may be against the law to dam up a stream and completely stop the flow
of water. Please see these references from the NC General Statutes.
77-13 § 77-13. OBSTRUCTING STREAMS A MISDEMEANOR
G.S. 77-14 § 77-14. OBSTRUCTIONS IN STREAMS AND
can I get old aerial photographs?
All of the old aerial photography that SCS and NRCS once had, have been
donated to the Catawba County Historical Association, and are available
for public viewing at the Catawba County Museum of History offices, 1942
Courthouse, in downtown Newton. http://www.catawbahistory.org/
Tuesday-Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Sunday: 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
can I find Flood Plain Maps?
Contact the Catawba County Planning Department, or see
can I find information on Riparian Buffers?
do I find information about applying for a Well or Septic permit?
Wastewater program permits and supervises the installation of septic systems
where sewer lines are not available so that sewage may be safely disposed
of with the least impact on individuals and the environment. The Well
program supervises the siting, installation and protection of private
water supplies, and monitors the performance of well contractors in Catawba
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