The Lumber River Basin

By: Meghan Perrin and Tyler Akers

Where is the river basin located in North Carolina?

In the south of the state. It's also in the middle of the Cape Fear river basin, and the Yadkin-Peedee river basin.

How many miles of streams and rivers are in the Lumber river basin?

There is 2247 miles of streams and rivers in the Lumber basin river.

How many people live in the Lumber river basin?

The population of the Lumber river basin is 472,276.

5 important places/land forms in the Lumber river basin.

-Lumber River State Park

-Lake Waccamaw State Park

-NC Museum of forestry

-Museum of Coastal Carolina

Non-point source pollution in the Lumber river basin

-animal lots

-urban runoff

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Point source pollutions in the Lumber river basin

-malfunctioning sewage system

-powerplants

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A solution to nonpoint source pollution in the Lumber river basin.

In order to reduce the Nonpoint source pollution associated with urbanization, efforts must be made to maintain riparian buffers, carefully plan new development, and restore impaired streams.

A solution to point source pllution in the Lumber river basin.

Make a new pipe to make all the sewage go into a dumpster or somewhere, where it won't affect the wild life.
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Map of water drains in the Lumber river basin