Surface water sampled in the Santee River basin and coastal drainages generally meets existing Federal and State guidelines for drinking-water quality and protection of aquatic life. However, urban and agricultural land uses have affected water quality, as indicated by elevated concentrations of bacteria, pesticides, and nutrients in basins dominated by these land uses.
|Title||Water quality in the Santee River basin and coastal drainages, North and South Carolina, 1995-98|
|Authors||W. Brian Hughes, Thomas A. Abrahamsen, Terry L. Maluk, Eric J. Reuber, Lance J. Wilhelm|
|Publication Subtype||USGS Numbered Series|
|Record Source||USGS Publications Warehouse|
|USGS Organization||South Atlantic Water Science Center|