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Division of Land Resources

The NC Division of Land Resources is responsible for assuring the state’s land and geologic resources are protected and used prudently. Using scientific investigations and maps provided by the NC geological and geodetic surveys, the division compiles information to use in public education and technical assistance for the division’s regulatory programs. These programs, run by the Land Quality Section of the division, monitor and regulate mining, dam safety, and sedimentation problems. These three areas are closely related to water issues. Sedimentation is the primary type of water pollutant, with mining being a major source of sedimentation along with other harmful water pollutants. Dams alter major water movement patterns and can have effects that range from sedimentation pollution to ecological disruption due to the changed movement patterns.