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.
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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

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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

Agricultural sewage

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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.
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