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High Rainfall Increases Nutrients, Depresses Bottom Oxygen in Lower Neuse

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Heavy late-spring and early-summer rainfall in the Piedmont and Coastal Plain of North Carolina has sent high volumes of nitrogen-laden freshwater down the Neuse River. This has resulted in numerous, small, localized crab and fish kills and several sizeable algae blooms in the estuary near Morehead City.