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for Water Resources Research Institute News Vol. Issue 224, Feb 1985
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Nine counties in North Carolina have provided financial support for ten technicians to help implement agricultural best management practices for nonpoint source pollution controls. The counties are among those in the Falls, Jordan, and Chowan River Watersheds where farmers are eligible to receive cost-share assistance from state appropriations for practices to reduce agricultural nonpoint source pollution.
The provision of water supplies of ample quantity and quality to sustain population growth and economic development can no longer be taken for granted. North Carolina is experiencing interstate competition for water, and a more active state role in planning for water supplies is in order.
Hydrilla, a noxious aquatic weed plant, was recently identified in Woodlake in Moore County, North Carolina. This is the largest infestation found in the state and the first major infestation in the Cape Fear River Drainage Basin.
Duke Power Company operated an experimental hypolimnetic aerator in Lake Norman, North Carolina, in the summer of 1984. It showed that an oxygenated cold-water refuge area could be created for striped bass, which are often stressed to the point of mortalities in southeastern reservoirs in late summer.