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With growing coastal populations, more North Carolina property owners are discovering that poor soil conditions and high water tables make safe disposal of septic waste on the coast a major issue.
Many large coastal municipalities in the United States discharge treated wastewater directly into the ocean, but currently, these “ocean outfalls” are not used in North Carolina. Proposals to develop ocean outfalls in North Carolina are considering environmental impacts and other assessments to establish possible sites.