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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.
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.