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Reclassification Public Hearing for Enka Lake Coming Up

The Biltmore Lake Association has requested that Enka Lake, which is a portion of Bill Moore Creek in Buncombe County (French Broad River Basin), be reclassified from Class C to Class B. The purpose of this rule change is to protect the existing waters’ primary recreation uses. A public hearing is going to be conducted to receive public comments on the proposed reclassification and associated regulatory impact analysis.

The public is invited to attend the hearing and provide verbal comments that specifically address the proposed reclassification and its regulatory impact analysis for the lake.

Date and Location of the public hearing:
Wednesday, August 8, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
Biltmore Lake Clubhouse
80 Lake Drive
Biltmore Lake, NC 28715

In addition, written comments addressing the proposed reclassification and regulatory impact analysis for the lake will be accepted until Aug. 14, 2018. Written comments should be submitted to Elizabeth Kountis, DWR Planning Section, 1611 Mail Service Center, Raleigh, N.C. 27699-1611. Written comments may also be submitted to

Please visit this link for more information.

Please see the linked documents below for complete information on the proposed reclassification:



·Regulatory Impact Analysis with Proposed Rule

·Public Hearing Announcement

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Hearing Announcement 411 KB 06/28/2018 2:46 PM