Maps of the Catawba-Wateree Basin

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Links to maps of the Catawba and Wateree Rivers are listed below (under the map of the basin):

Catawba-Wateree Basin Map from USGS

General Maps

Maps of Canoe and Kayak Access Points

(organized from the lower part of the basin to the upper part of the basin):

 

Water Quality Maps


  • Interactive NCDENR Regional Offices Map: Learn which Regional Office to contact for faster service in NC.
  • NCONEMAP.COM: The largest repository of shapefiles (GIS) for the state of North Carolina.
  • The State of North Carolina recently introduced three new mapping tools to check on the status of your local waterway:

  • Map of Impaired Waters in the NC Section of the Catawba Basin in 2012 - This map can be used to not only find the overall integrated report rating for a stream but click through the arrows on the pop-up window (top right) and you will find the rating and information for each parameter that stream was monitored for.  The 2014 Integrated Report map will be coming shortly. When looking at the impaired waters map, it is important to remember that actually 100% of the water is impaired in the basin because there are fish advisories for mercury levels in certain species of fish throughout the basin.

NC Facility Maps

  • Groundwater Well Maps
  • Land Application - Non-discharge facilities, application fields and monitoring wells
  • National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System - Wastewater
  • Stormwater Facility Map - Active and expired NPDES stormwater permits, no-exposure certifications and state stormwater permits
  • Wetlands Permitting Maps - Issued and completed projects with a 401 water quality certification, isolated wetlands/waters permit, buffer authorization, and/or buffer variance for both Department of Transportation (DOT) and non-DOT projects  

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News
Jul 02, 2015 Audience at coal ash, drinking water forum hear conflicting views
Residents near Duke Energy coal ash ponds came to a meeting Tuesday evening for answers. Instead, they got conflicting science lessons.
Jun 29, 2015 Google to build a big data center at an old coal plant in Alabama
Google plans to build its first new U.S. data center in eight years at an aging coal plant in rural Alabama, the search engine giant announced Wednesday at a press conference outside of the new site. The data center in Jackson County will cost $600 million to build and will create 100 jobs for the region.
Jun 26, 2015 North Carolina Legislature could gut lake, river protections
When we think of the Neuse River, most of us conjure up images of leafy banks, sandy beaches and placid waters ideal for canoeing and kayaking, not thousands of dead fish floating on the surface.
Jun 25, 2015 Duke Energy proposes full excavation of 12 additional coal ash basins in North Carolina
Building on the momentum of coal ash excavation work already underway at several Carolinas sites, Duke Energy today recommended full excavation of an additional 12 coal ash basins in North Carolina. The material would be safely reused in lined structural fills or permanently disposed in lined landfills. While this is a step in the right direction, we need to further the clean-up efforts in the Catawba River Basin.
Jun 23, 2015 Duke Agrees to Clean Up More N.C. Coal Ash, Others Left Behind
Additional sites bring commitment to about half of sites in state, but sites with majority of remaining ash and with majority of contaminated drinking water wells remain uncommitted for cleanups
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  • Sewage Overflows
  • Failure to control sediment from construction sites
  • Illegal clearing of buffer areas
  • Fish kills 
  • Unpermitted discharges
  • Other issues that concern you

Click here to fill out a pollution report or to report water pollution to Catawba Riverkeeper by phone, call 1-888-679-9494 or 704-679-9494.  In addition, to informing your Riverkeeper, you should also report spills or contamination to federal, state and local environmental officials.

To report South Carolina water pollution call 1-888-481-0125.

To report North Carolina spills or fish kills, call your local regional Department of Environment & Natural Resources office during normal business hours (704-663-1699 for most Catawba basin areas or (828) 296-4500 for Burke, Caldwell, McDowell and other mountain counties) or 800-858-0368 after hours.  (For more information on NC spill reporting, click here)

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The Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation is a proud member of EarthShare North Carolina, the North Carolina Conservation Network, River Network and the Waterkeeper Alliance.  It also in in an alliance with Clean Air Carolina to address issues, such as sprawl, that cause air and water problems.

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