Water Authority Formed to Address Regional
In the late 1990s, the NC Division of Water Resources
recognized that regional groundwater supplies in eastern North Carolina
were being depleted, due to overuse, and developed strategies for
managing the continued decline of groundwater levels throughout this
part of North Carolina.
Because of heavy use, the Cretaceous Aquifers have become stressed over
time. Due to this stress, the NC Environmental Management Commission
designated 15 counties as the Central Coastal Plain Capacity Use Area
In 2007, the Martin County Regional Water And Sewer Authority (MCRWASA)
was formed and began planning for a water treatment plant on the Roanoke
The MCRWASA water treatment plant has the capacity to treat 2.0
million gallon per day (MGD). The plant began distributing water to its
wholesale customers, the Town of Williamston and Martin County, in March
Request for Interpreter
The Martin County Regional Water & Sewer
Authority holds all public meetings in accessible rooms. Any individual
with a disability that needs an interpreter or other auxiliary aids or
services for this meeting should call the County Clerk at 252-789-4300
(voice) or the Martin County Central 911 Communication Center at
252-789-4555 (TDD) at least 48 hours before the scheduled meeting.
La Autoridad Regional de Agua y Alcantarillado del Condado de Martin
posee todas las reuniones publicas en las habitaciones accesibles.
Cualquier persona con una discapacidad que necesita un interprete o
otras ayudas o servicios auxiliares para esta reunion deben llamar a la
Secretaria del Condado al 252-789-4300 (voz) o al Centro de
Comunicaciones del Condado de Martin central 911 al 252-789-4555 (TDD)
al menos 48 horas antes de la reunion.