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for Water Resources Research Institute News Vol. Issue 226, Apr 1985
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Uncertainties about the use of Jordan Lake as a public water supply remain strong. Of major concern are toxic substances from industries and farms in the watershed. A recent report from the North Carolina Division of Environmental Management examines the suitability of Jordan Lake as a water resource, and lists eight main sources of toxicants in the watershed.
Residents of coastal North Carolina face multiple issues regarding water resources. They must balance interests that include farming, fishing, forestry, peat mining, and development, while guarding their ground and surface waters. A forum for public discussion of these water quality issues is being provided by the Coastal Resources Advisory Council’s Coastal Roundtable Series.