Sunday, October 26, 2014   

Frequently Asked Questions

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Q. Where do I pay my water bill?
A. The Soil & Water Conservation office does not handle county running (tap) water. The Brunswick County Public Utilities Department does so. You can contact that office at 910-253-2655 or visit the Public Utilities web pages for more information.

Q. When will county water be available to my property?
A. The Soil & Water Conservation office does not handle county running (tap) water. The Brunswick County Engineering Department is responsible for coordinating installation of new county water lines. You can contact that office at 910-253-2500 or visit the Engineering web pages for more information.

Q. Where do I take soil samples?
A. The Soil & Water Conservation office does not handle soil testing. Soil samples are tested by the North Carolina Agriculture Extension. You can contact that office at 910-253-2610.

Q. Where can I have samples of my tap water tested?
A. The Soil & Water Conservation office does not handle tap water testing. Tap water testing is conducted by the Brunswick County Health Department (Environmental Health office). You can contact that office at 910-253-2250 or visit the Environmental Health web pages for more information.

Q. Where can I have samples of pond water tested?
A. The Soil & Water Conservation office does not handle pond water testing. Pond water samples are tested by the North Carolina Agriculture Extension. You can contact that office at 910-253-2610.

Q. Where can I purchase beach grass?
A. The Soil & Water Conservation office does not handle beach grass. Questions about acquiring beach grass should be directed to the North Carolina Agriculture Extension. You can contact that office at 910-253-2610.

Q. My garden plants seem to be dying. Who can I talk to for advice?
A. Questions about plants can be directed to the North Carolina Agriculture Extension. You can contact that office at 910-253-2610.

Q. I have a tree dying in my yard. Who do I talk to for advice?
A. Questions about trees should be directed to the North Carolina Forest Service. You can contact that office at 910-755-7772.

Q. Where can I get pond stocking information?
A. Questions about pond stocking should be directed to the North Carolina Agriculture Extension. You can contact that office at 910-253-2610.

Q. I have a fish kill in my pond. Who do I talk to for advice?
A. Questions about fish kills should be directed to the North Carolina Agriculture Extension. You can contact that office at 910-253-2610.

Q. Who do I call to report illegal dumping?
A. The Soil & Water Conservation office does not handle illegal dumping (solid waste) issues. Illegal dumping, or any other solid waste issues, should be reported to the Brunswick Operation Services (Solid Waste office). You can contact that office at 910-253-2510 or visit the Operation Services web pages for more information.