Broad River Basin
By: Griffin Crisp and Cameron Wilkerson
342,282 people live in the North Carolina part of the Broad River Basin.
The most important cities and land forms near the Broad River Basin are Forest City, Rutherfordton, Spindale, Shelby, and Lake Lure.
Non Point Source Pollution
2) Soil runoff- soils from the Piedmont are carried by runoff into the basin. The soil contains clay, sand, and high amounts of erosion that mixes with the water in the basin.
Point Source Pollution
2) Construction- the oil and other waste products from construction cites near the basin can mix with runoff and end up polluting the water.
Point source pollution solution- follow local Best Management Practices and try to control water runoff.