river basins

Monday numbers: A closer look at the state’s impaired, polluted waters

BY: - January 31, 2022

If you linked all the miles of impaired streams and rivers in North Carolina end to end, they would extend from the mountains to the sea four times. Add the total acreage of the state's impaired lakes, reservoirs and estuaries, and the breadth would equal nearly 2,000 golf courses.