Educational Resources

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Town of Chapel Hill Library Staff PicksClean Water is Precious
Clean Water Education Partnership (CWEP)What is Stormwater

Classroom Lesson Plans

Interactive Hands on Lesson Plan for teachers & environmental educatorsWatershed Wisdom

Interactive Maps

Chapel Hill's WatershedInteractive Chapel Hill Watershed MapSearch for creeks, lakes, ponds, tributaries and more
Looking for trails or greenways in Orange County?Interactive Orange County Trails & Greenways Map

Search for trails and greenways by surface type, trail type,  or trail name.  Information is included on trail length, if trail is  wheelchair accessible, has restrooms or biking.
Looking for Parks in Orange County? Interactive Parks Locator MapSearch by amenities for parks in town parks in Carrboro, Chapel Hill,  Hillsborough, Mebane and Orange County.

Informational Sites

Town of Hillsborough Stormwater Education
Orange Water & Sewer Authority (OWASA) Water Quality Report
Orange Water & Sewer Authority 
Wastewater Report Card
University of North Carolina (UNC) 
Environment, Health & Safety
Pollution Prevention
Public Involvement & Participation
Stormwater Program
Stormwater Projects
Water Quality Monitoring


Water Quality ParametersTown of Chapel Hill Stormwater VideoIntroduction to some common water quality parameters used by scientist of all ages measure to better understand the health of stream ecosystems.
Clean Water Education Partnership (CWEP) video series Educational VideosVideos about water quality, pollution prevention, storm drains and more.
Environmental InitiativesTown of Hillsborough Environmental Video