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for Carolina Country Vol. 31 Issue 10, Oct 1999
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According to the Wake County Cooperative Extension office, water quality across North Carolina is good, even in rural areas, despite the possibility of a lurking problem in groundwater under rural farmland treated with pesticides years ago. This article discusses water quality issues in the state and offers a guide to maintaining private well water.
Hurricane Dennis lashed the North Carolina coast during the week before Labor Day, cutting communication and transportation to and from Hatteras Island, causing power outages, and forcing many late-summer tourists to leave. High winds and flooding damaged power lines, and many coastal counties lost power for as long as two days.