Lumber River Basin

Serenity Ziegler and Charlie Taylor

WHERE IS THE RIVER BASIN LOCATED IN NORTH CAROLINA (HEADWATERS & MOUTH)?

South-central North Carolina, Headwaters is known as Drowning Creek.

HOW MANY MILES OF STREAMS AND RIVERS ARE INCLUDED IN THE BASIN?

The known total miles is 2283 miles.

HOW MANY PEOPLE LIVE IN THE BASIN?

As of 2010, 472,276 People live in the river basin.

Description of the Lumber River Basin

  • Contains 52 species of fish
  • 11 species of snails
  • 15 species of mussels
  • Size is 3,336 square miles
  • Contains native species ,plant species and endangered species.
  • 9 counties within the basin.

LIST 5 IMPORTANT PLACES/LAND-FORMS IN YOUR RIVER BASIN.

The river goes through George Town.It starts in Moore County,then the river goes between the Cape Fear Basin and goes to the Yadkin Pee Dee river basin. Afterwards it ends up in the Atlantic Ocean.

Plant Organisms

Aquatic Organisms

Land Organisms

THE POLLUTION

House hold chemicals are dumped into the water storm runoff.The energy plants are also dumping waste into the river which contaminates the river. One solution is to try to convince people not to dump waste and chemicals into the water and to show them the out come of what could happen if they continue to do so.