New River Basin

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Location:

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Cities in the River Basin: Boone, Todd, Jefferson, & Sparta

  • Boone
  • Todd
  • Jefferson
  • Sparta

Countries located in the New River Basin- Ashe NC, Allegheny NC, Watauga NC

  • Ashe NC
  • Allegheny NC
  • Watauga NC

The New river drains

Thurmond W.V

FUN FACTS

Its the 2nd oldest river in the world.

Pollutants

  • Ammonia
  • metals from urban runoff

Total miles of river and streams

There are a total of 918 miles of river and streams in New River basin

Population

14,952

Prevention of Pollutants in the New river basin

  • Water quality program
  • Projects to how to protect the rivers

Tourist attraction

  • New River state park
  • hiking
  • paddling

Headwater:

South Fork New river.

3 animals

3 Plants

Over All Size

754 square miles

Water Quality

Water quality is generally good in the New River Basin.