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Welcome to the Lower Neuse Basin Association (LNBA) and Neuse River Compliance Association (NRCA) website. Membership of these associations include public and private owners of wastewater treatment facilities in the Neuse River Basin.

The LNBA focuses on water quality monitoring from Falls Lake Dam to the Neuse Estuary. The NRCA is a nitrogen trading organization formed with the implementation of the Neuse Nutrient Management Strategy (also known as the Neuse Rules). The NRCA focuses on reducing nitrogen delivery to the Neuse Estuary through efficient and effective operation of its member wastewater treatment facilities.

Location of the Neuse River Basin
NC River Basins
Floating on the river near Clayton
Bridge over the Neuse River in New Bern
Location of the Neuse River Basin
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About the Lower Neuse Basin Association and Neuse River Compliance Association

Lower Neuse Basin Association

The Lower Neuse Basin Association (LNBA) was formed as an information sharing and monitoring organization in 1994. To qualify to be a member you must hold an NPDES permit with a permitted flow equal to greater than 1.0 mgd or a governmental entity below Falls Lake Dam. There are currently 18 members, both public and private, in the association. The association is non-partisan, not for profit organization, (501(c)(3) non-profit corporation).  

The LNBA entered into a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, Division of Water Quality as the first coalition monitoring group that year. Today, the LNBA monitors a total of 48 sites in the Neuse Basin as part of its MOA, provides  

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City of Goldsboro
1501 Slocomb Street
Goldsboro, N. C. 27530.


Location to be determined.


Johnston County Utility Department
680 County Home Road,


City of Wilson, Charles W. Pittman, III Operation Center

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