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Articles in regional publications that pertain to a wide range of North Carolina-related topics.

Stormwater Management on the Outer Banks

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Construction on the Outer Banks of North Carolina is resulting in the creation of large expanses of impervious areas. Disposing of the runoff from these areas during storms in a manner that is not detrimental to the adjacent sounds and ocean is among the most pressing water management problems confronting the developers and public officials in this area. This article discusses the issue, potential design problems, the water table, and artificial drainage.