23676 (2000 census)
The headwaters of this river basin is in Grand Father mountain, and the mouth is the Holston River.
Streams and Rivers
Their are 270 miles of streams and rivers in the Watauga river basin
5 important palces
- In December their are spectacular white water rapids called Hydro and Edge.
- High elevation spruce fir forest
- many hiking trails.
- Blue Ridge parkway
- Beach Creek
Point Source Polluion
Factories are putting harmful chemicals and bacteria into the river basin.
Point Source pollination solution
Non-point Source Pollution
Run off sediments are coming from urban areas and causing trouble for the basin.
Non Point Source Pollution Solution
We could try to keep all the dirt/ sediments out from the weather so it cant go into streams and rivers.