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While indirect potable reuse is not the first choice for a drinking water source, it may be the only viable option in some cases. However, this method has its pros and cons and more research on the method is needed.
High bacterial levels have closed permanently over 56,000 acres of shellfish beds along the coast. In Carteret County's Jumping Run Creek high levels closed beds except for a few days each year. The Jumping Run Creek Shellfish Restoration Project, started in 1997, seeks to develop water-quality improvement strategies that might reopen polluted beds along the coast.