Keep Our Waters Clean
Find out about the problems marine sewage can cause in coastal waters.
How Marina Operators Can Help
Steps marina operators can take to protect coastal waters. For additional ideas on how your marina can help protect water quality, check out our manuals onBest Management Practices for N.C. Marinas andStormwater Best Management Practices.
How Boaters Can Help
Steps boaters can take to protect coastal waters. DCM's newBoaters' Guide offers more tips (PDF file).
Clean Boater Program
Learn how to be a clean boater in N.C. with our new Clean Boater Program
North Carolina's Pumpout Program
The state awards grants to public and commercial marinas for pumpout stations. Get the application and guidelines here.
Find Pump-out Stations
View a list of marinas with pumpout stations.
No Discharge Zones
Tips for boaters in No Discharge Zones in N.C. waters
Clean Marina Workshop Presentations
View presentations from recent Clean Marina workshops.
Clean Marina Program
This voluntary program encourages marinas to safeguard the environment through management and operations techniques.
Clean Marinas in North Carolina
View a list of marinas that have earned the Clean Marina designation
Implementing a Monofilament Recycling Program
This PDF document can help marina owners who would like to begin a monofilament (fishing line) recycling program, along with instructions on obtaining or building the recycling bins.
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