The Neuse River Basin
By: Dakota Furno and Chase Alderman
WHAT IS THE NAME OF YOUR RIVER BASIN? The Neuse River Basin
Where does it start? It starts in Durham, NC. Then the Eno, Little, and Flat rivers attach. Then it ends in the Pamlico Sound.
How many miles of streams and rivers are there?
There is 3,880 rivers and streams in the Neuse River.
HOW MANY PEOPLE LIVE IN THE BASIN?
About 1,500,000 people live in the Neuse river basin area.
DESCRIBE THE RIVER BASIN
5 important places: Falls lake reservoir, Raleigh, Eno river, Flat river, and New Bern.
Two non-point source pollutants
Sediment build up from storm water
Construction near the river basin
Solution for non-point source pollution
They should make barriers where it would catch the runoff and filter the sediments out. They also should stop construction around the river basin.
Point source pollutants
Sewage Treatment plants leaking
Solution for point source pollution
They should make sure there isn't any leakages in the waste treatment plant. And they should also catch all of the runoff and filter it until it is clean and no possible pollution can happen.