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Concerns about Coastal Groundwater Withdrawals Shift from Castle Hayne to Black Creek and Upper Cape Fear Aquifers

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The North Carolina Division of Water Resources is reassessing its regulation of groundwater and surface water withdrawals in Capacity Use Area #1, a multicounty area centered around Beaufort County. The Division is conducting an aquifer framework analysis and modeling groundwater flow in the Castle Hayne Aquifer as a basis for reviewing future groundwater withdrawal permit applications and assessing whether continued regulation of withdrawals in the area is necessary.