Coastal Carolinas Focus Area Water Availability and Use Study

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As one of several national “Focus Area Studies” in the Department of Interior’s WaterSMART initiative, USGS South Atlantic Water Science Center is undertaking a 3-year study of water availability and use to meet competing societal and ecological needs in Southeastern Atlantic Coastal Basins of the Carolinas. The Coastal Carolinas study area includes lower parts of the Pee Dee/Waccamaw River and Cape Fear River Basins extending from Georgetown, South Carolina up through the greater Wilmington, North Carolina area.

► Go to the Coastal Carolinas Focus Area Study Web site