Surface Water Quality

​​History and Cultural Resources​

Read about the history related to creeks, streams, rivers, and lakes in and around Mecklenburg County that have been vital to the area's development and prosperity.

See the Keeping Watch website and click on the "Explore Creeks" tab. You will find many resources about our "City of Creeks" including:

Here are some more documents and presentations that discuss the history of water in Mecklenburg County:


Rusty Rozzelle

Mecklenburg County Water Quality Program Manager