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Water Quality

2014
Baseline Well Inventory and Groundwater-Quality Data from a Potential Shale Gas Resource Area in Parts of Lee and Chatham Counties, North Carolina, October 2011–August 2012
By Melinda J. Chapman, Laura N. Gurley, and Sharon A. Fitzgerald
Data Series 861
Water-Quality Characteristics Indicative of Wastewater in Selected Streams in the Upper Neuse River Basin, Durham and Orange Counties, North Carolina, from 2004 to 2013
By G.M. Ferrell, Matthew S. Yearout, Barbara H. Grimes, Alexandria K. Graves, Sharon A. Fitzgerald, and Michael T. Meyer
Open File Report 2014–1215
Quality of Surface-Water Supplies in the Triangle Area of North Carolina, Water Year 2009
By C.A. Pfeifle, M.J. Giorgino, and R.B. Rasmussen
Open File Report 2014–1192
Using Stable Isotopes of Nitrogen and Oxygen to Identify Sources of Nitrate in Three Creeks, Durham County, North Carolina, 2011–12
By Kristen Bukowski McSwain, Megan B. Young, and Mary L. Giorgino
Scientific Investigations Report 2014–5171
Hydrogeology, Hydraulic Characteristics, and Water-Quality Conditions in the Surficial, Castle Hayne, and Peedee Aquifers of the Greater New Hanover County Area, North Carolina, 2012–13
By Kristen Bukowski McSwain, Laura N. Gurley, and Dominick J. Antolino
Scientific Investigations Report 2014–5169
Estuarine Monitoring Programs in the Albemarle Sound Study Area, North Carolina
By Michelle Moorman, Katharine R. Kolb, and Stacy Supak
Open-File Report 2014–1110
Nutrient Load Summaries for Major Lakes and Estuaries of the Eastern United States, 2002
By Michelle C. Moorman, Anne B. Hoos, Suzanne B. Bricker, Richard B. Moore, Ana María García, and Scott W. Ator
Data Series 820
Simulation of Groundwater Flow and Saltwater Movement in the Onslow County Area, North Carolina: Predevelopment–2010
By Jason M. Fine and Eve L. Kuniansky
Scientific Investigations Report 2013–5236
2013
Hydrogeology, Groundwater Seepage, Nitrate Distribution, and Flux at the Raleigh Hydrogeologic Research Station, Wake County, North Carolina, 2005-2007
By Kristen Bukowski McSwain, Richard E. Bolich, and Melinda J. Chapman
Scientific Investigations Report 2013–5041
Naturally Occurring Contaminants in the Piedmont and Blue Ridge Crystalline-Rock Aquifers and Piedmont Early Mesozoic Basin Siliciclastic-Rock Aquifers, Eastern United States, 1994-2008
By Melinda J. Chapman, Charles A. Cravotta III, Zoltan Szabo, and Bruce D. Lindsey
Scientific Investigations Report 2013–5072
Water-Quality Characteristics, Trends, and Nutrient and Sediment Loads of Streams in the Treyburn Development Area, North Carolina, 1988–2009
By Jason M. Fine, Douglas A. Harned, and Carolyn J. Oblinger
Scientific Investigations Report 2013–5062
Relation of Watershed Setting and Stream Nutrient Yields at Selected Sites in Central and Eastern North Carolina, 1997–2008
By Stephen L. Harden, Thomas F. Cuffney, Silvia Terziotti, and Katharine R. Kolb
Scientific Investigations Report 2013–5007
2012
Characterization of Nutrients and Fecal Indicator Bacteria at a Concentrated Swine Feeding Operation in Wake County, North Carolina, 2009–2011
By Stephen L. Harden, Shane W. Rogers, Michael A. Jahne, Carrie E. Shaffer, and Douglas G. Smith
Open-File Report 2012–1047
Quality of Surface-Water Supplies in the Triangle Area of North Carolina, Water Year 2008
By M.J. Giorgino, R.B. Rasmussen, and C.A. Pfeifle
Open-File Report 2012–1013
Organic Compounds Assessed in Neuse River Water Used for Public Supply near Smithfield, North Carolina, 2002–2005
By Michelle C. Moorman
Fact Sheet 2012–3007
2011
Suspended Sediment and Bedload in the First Broad River Basin in Cleveland County, North Carolina, 2008-2009
By William F. Hazell and Brad A. Huffman
Scientific Investigations Report 2011-5079
Characterization of Stormwater Runoff from Bridges in North Carolina and the Effects of Bridge Deck Runoff on Receiving Streams
By Chad R. Wagner, Sharon A. Fitzgerald, Roy D. Sherrell, Douglas A. Harned, Erik L. Staub, Brian H. Pointer, and Loren L. Wehmeyer
Scientific Investigations Report 2011–5180
A Study of the Effects of Implementing Agricultural Best Management Practices and In-Stream Restoration on Suspended Sediment, Stream Habitat, and Benthic Macroinvertebrates at Three Stream Sites in Surry County, North Carolina, 2004–2007—Lessons Learned
By Douglas G. Smith, G.M. Ferrell, Douglas A. Harned, and Thomas F. Cuffney
Scientific Investigations Report 2011-5098
2010
Mapping Watershed Potential to Contribute Phosphorus from Geologic Materials to Receiving Streams, Southeastern United States
By Silvia Terziotti, Anne B. Hoos, Douglas A. Harned, and Ana Maria Garcia
Scientific Investigations Map 3102
2008
Water-quality characteristics of Ledge Creek and Holman Creek upstream from Lake Rogers, Granville County, North Carolina, 2005 and 2008
By Stephen L. Harden and Mary J. Giorgino
Open-File Report 2008–1319
Microbial and nutrient concentration and load data during stormwater runoff at a swine concentrated animal feeding operation in the North Carolina Coastal Plain, 2006-2007
By Stephen L. Harden
Open-File Report 2008-1156
Hydrogeologic setting, ground-water flow, and ground-water quality at the Langtree Peninsula research station, Iredell County, North Carolina, 2000-2005
By Charles G. Pippin, Melinda J. Chapman, Brad A. Huffman, Matthew J. Heller, and Melissa E. Schelgel
Scientific Investigations Report 2008-5055
2007
Occurrence of organic wastewater compounds in selected surface-water supplies, Triangle Area of North Carolina, 2002-2005
By M.J. Giorgino, R.B. Rasmussen, and C.M. Pfeifle
Scientific Investigations Report 2007-5054
Methods for estimating annual wastewater nutrient loads in the southeastern United States
By Gerard McMahon, Larinda Tervelt, and William Donehoo
Open-File Report 2007–1040
2006
North Carolina water resources data report, Water year 2005
By J.M. Fine, B.A. Huffman, and P.L. Breton
Water-Data Report NC–05–2
Factors affecting occurrence and distribution of selected contaminants in ground water from selected areas in the Piedmont Aquifer system, Eastern United States, 1993-2003
By Bruce D. Lindsey, William F. Falls, Matthew J. Ferrari, Tammy M. Zimmerman, Douglas A. Harned, Eric M. Sadorf, and Melinda J. Chapman
Scientific Investigations Report 2006-5104
Suspended sediment and nutrients in the upper Cape Fear River basin, North Carolina, 2002-04, with an analysis of temporal changes, 1976-2004
By Timothy B. Spruill, Phillip S. Jen, and Ryan B. Rasmussen
Scientific Investigations Report 2005-5271
2005
Hydrogeologic setting, ground-water flow, and ground-water quality at the Lake Wheeler Road research station, 2001–03, North Carolina Piedmont and Mountains Resource Evaluation Program
By Melinda J. Chapman, Richard E. Bolich, and Brad A. Huffman
Scientific Investigations Report 2005–5166
Water resources data, North Carolina, Water year 2004
By S.S. Howe, P.L. Breton, and M.J. Chapman
Water-Data Report NC–04–2
Geochemistry and characteristics of nitrogen transport at a confined animal feeding operation in a Coastal Plain agricultural watershed, and implications for nutrient loading in the Neuse River Basin, North Carolina, 1999-2002
By T.B. Spruill, A.J. Tesoriero, H.E. Mew, Jr., K.M. Farrell, S.L. Harden, A.B. Colosimo, and S.R. Kraemer
Scientific Investigations Report 2004-5283
2004
Fecal-indicator bacteria in the Newfound Creek watershed, western North Carolina, during a high and low streamflow condition, 2003
By Elise M. Giddings and Carolyn J. Oblinger
Scientific Investigations Report 2004-5257
Effects of urban development on water quality in the Piedmont of North Carolina--The NAWQA urban land-use gradient study
By D.A. Harned, T.F. Cuffney, E.M.P. Giddings, and Gerard McMahon
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Triangle Area Water Supply Monitoring Project, October 1988 through September 2001, North Carolina—Description of the water-quality network, sampling and analysis methods, and quality-assurance practices
By Carolyn J. Oblinger
Open-File Report 2004–1278
Surface- and ground-water monitoring and mapping of selected features at the Mt. Pisgah Campground, Haywood County, North Carolina, 2002
By Douglas G. Smith
Open-File Report 2004-1073
Geochemistry of shallow ground water in coastal plain environments in the southeastern United State—Implications for aquifer susceptibility
By A.J. Tesoriero, T.B. Spruill, and J.L. Eimers
Abstract with Article
2003
Relations among floodplain water levels, instream dissolved-oxygen conditions, and streamflow in the lower Roanoke River, North Carolina, 1997-2001
By Jerad D. Bales and Douglas A. Walters
Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4295
User's Manual for the National Water-Quality Assessment Program Invertebrate Data Analysis System (IDAS) Software—Version 3
By Thomas F. Cuffney
Open-File Report 03-172
A comparison of the effects of urbanization on benthic macroinvertebrate communities in contrasting environmental settings [abs.]
By T.F. Cuffney, H. Zappia, E.M. Giddings, and J.F. Coles
Abstract with Article
Hydrogeology and ground-water quality of Brunswick County, North Carolina
By Stephen L. Harden, Jason M. Fine, and Timothy B. Spruill
Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4051
Water-quality trends in the Neuse River basin, North Carolina, 1974-2003
By D.A. Harned
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Assessing water quality at large geographic scales--Relations among land use, water physiochemistry, riparian condition, and fish community structure
By M.R. Meador and R.M. Goldstein
Abstract with Article
Suspended sediment and bed load in three tributaries to Lake Emory in the upper Little Tennessee River basin, North Carolina, 2000-02
By Carolyn J. Oblinger
Water-Resources Investigations Report 03-4194
2002
A regression-based approach to assessing stream nitrogen impairment probabilities [abs]
By Gerard McMahon, Song Qian, and Chris Roessler
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A regression-based approach to understand baseline total nitrogen loading for TMDL planning
By Gerard McMahon and Chris Roessler
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Water-quality and physical characteristics of streams in the Treyburn development area of Falls Lake watershed, North Carolina, 1994-98
By C.J. Oblinger, T.F. Cuffney, M.R. Meador, and R.G. Garrett
Water-Resources Investigations Report 02-4046
2001
Data quality and uncertainty in reservoir water-quality modeling [abs]
By J.D. Bales
Abstract Only
USGS Water Programs in North Carolina–2001
By J.D. Bales
Fact Sheet FS-046-01
Water-quality indices as measures of reservoir water quality in North Carolina [abs]
By J.D. Bales
Abstract Only
Investigation of Ground-Water Availability and Quality in Orange County, North Carolina
By William L. Cunningham and Charles C. Daniel, III
Water-Resources Investigations 00-4286
Effects of land use on water quality and transport of selected constituents in streams in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 1994-98
By G.M. Ferrell
Water-Resources Investigations Report 01-4118
Susceptibility index to surface contamination for the Little Cross Creek watershed, Cumberland County, North Carolina
By M.J. Giorgino and Silvia Terziotti
Water-Resources Investigations Report 01-4143
Investigation of dioxin concentrations in the lower Roanoke River basin, North Carolina, February 26-March 7, 2001
By K.F. Miller and D.A. Walters
Open-File Report 01-345
Pesticides in Streams in the Tar-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina, 1992-94
By M.D. Woodside and K.E. Ruhl
Water-Resources Invesigations Report 01-4067
Applications of GIS in water quality assessments for the stormwater pollution permit process, Fort Bragg, NC [poster]
By B.M. Wrege and K.M. Cassingham
Abstract with Poster
2000
Two months of flooding in eastern North Carolina, September-October 1999--Hydrologic, water quality, and geologic effects of Hurricanes Dennis, Floyd, and Irene
By J.D. Bales, C.J. Oblinger, and A.H. Sallenger, Jr.
Water-Resources Investigations Report 00-4093
Metals and organic compounds in stormwater--Charlotte, North Carolina, 1993-98 [abs]
By J.D. Bales and J.C. Weaver
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Fixed- count and proportional benthic invertebrate subsampling methods: A comparison of efficacy and cost [abs]
By T.F. Cuffney, S.R. Moulton, J.L. Carter, and T.M. Short
Abstract Only
Ground-water quality in Orange County, North Carolina [abs]
By W.L. Cunningham and J.M. Fine
Abstract Only
Hydrology and water quality of Little Cross Creek, Cumberland County, North Carolina, 1996-98
By M.J. Giorgino and T.L. Middleton
Water-Resources Investigations Report 99-4284
Statistical evaluation of effects of riparian buffers on nitrate and ground-water quality
By T.B. Spruill
Abstract with Article
Effectiveness of riparian buffers in reducing nitrate-nitrogen concentrations in ground water
By T.B. Spruill and D.R. Galeone
Abstract with Article
1999
Relation of land use to streamflow and water quality at selected sites in the city of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 1993-98
By J.D. Bales, J.C. Weaver, and J.B. Robinson
Water-Resources Investigations Report 99-4180
Water-quality indices as measures of reservoir water quality in North Carolina
By J.D. Bales and C.J.O. Childress
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A dynamic water-quality modeling framework for the Neuse River estuary, North Carolina
By J.D. Bales and J.C. Robbins
Water-Resources Investigations Report 99-4017
New reporting procedures based on long-term method detection levels and some considerations for interpretations of water-quality data provided by the U.S. Geological Survey National Water Quality Laboratory
By C.J.O. Childress, W.T. Foreman, B.F. Connor, and T.J. Maloney
Open-File Report 99-193
Trends in surface-water quality for the Contentnea Creek Basin, North Carolina, 1980-1996 [abs]
By Gerard McMahon and D.A. Harned
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Precipitation, atmospheric deposition, streamflow, and water-quality data from selected sites in the city of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 1997-98
By K.M. Sarver, W.F. Hazell, and J.B. Robinson
Open-File Report 99-273
1998
Dynamic water-quality modeling of Catawba River reservoirs [abs]
By J.D. Bales
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Lake Hickory, North Carolina—Analysis of ambient conditions and simulation of hydrodynamics, constituent transport, and water-quality characteristics, 1993-94
By J.D. Bales and M.J. Giorgino
Water-Resources Investigations Report 98-4149
Effect of environmental setting on sediment, nitrogen, and phosphorus concentrations in Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina and Virginia, USA
By Gerard McMahon and D.A. Harned
Abstract with Article
Precipitation, streamflow, and water-quality data from selected sites in the city of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 1995-97
By J.B. Robinson, W.F. Hazell, and R.G. Garrett
Open-File Report 98-67
Guidelines for quality assurance and quality control of fish taxonomic data collected as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program
By S.J. Walsh and M.R. Meador
Water-Resources Investigations Report 98-4239
1997
Development of a water-quality modeling framework for the Neuse River estuary [abs]
By J.D. Bales and Jon Mangles
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Water-quality trends for streams and reservoirs in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina, 1983-95
By C.J.O. Childress and Neeti Bathala
Water-Resources Investigations Report 97-4061
Distribution of fish, benthic invertegrate, and algal communities in relation to physical and chemical conditions, Yakima River Basin, Washington, 1990
By T.F. Cuffney, M.R. Meador, S.D. Porter, and M.E. Gurtz
Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4280
Rhodhiss Lake, North Carolina—Analysis of ambient conditions and simulation of hydrodynamics, constituent transport, and water-quality characteristics, 1993-94
By M.J. Giorgino and J.D. Bales
Water-Resources Investigations Report 97-4131
Trends in surface-water quality for the Contentnea Creek Basin, 1980–1996 [abs.]
By D.A. Harned and Gerard McMahon
Abstract Only
The influence of soil drainage characteristics on triazine concentrations in the Contentnea Creek drainage basin of North Carolina, 1993–95 [abs.]
By Gerard McMahon and D.A. Harned
Abstract Only
Nutrient mass balance for the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina and Virginia, 1990: Journal of the American Water Resources Association
By Gerard McMahon and M.D. Woodside
Abstract with Article
Estimating a nutrient mass balance for major drainage areas of the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina and Virginia
By Gerard McMahon and M.D. Woodside
Abstract Only
Geologic sources of phosphorus in the Neuse River and implications for management
By T.B. Spruill
Abstract Only
1996
Results of the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage NAWQA—Nutrients and pesticides in surface water and ground water
By T.B. Spruill, M.D. Woodside, D.A. Harned, Gerard McMahon, and J.L. Eimers
Abstract with Article
Aftermath of Hurricane Fran in North Carolina--Preliminary data on flooding and water quality
By J.D. Bales and C.J.O. Childress
Open-File Report 96-499
Water and bed-material quality of selected streams and reservoirs in the Research Triangle area of North Carolina, 1988-94
By C.J.O. Childress and M.W. Treece, Jr.
Water-Resources Investigations Report 95-4282
Precipitation, streamflow, and water-quality data from selected sites in the city of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 1993-95
By J.B. Robinson, W.F. Hazell, and R.G. Garrett
Open-File Report 96-150
Relations between fish assemblages and environmental conditions in small Coastal Plain streams in the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina
By P.M. Ruhl, P.L. Angermeier, and Roy Smogor
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Water-quality assessment of the Albemarle-Pamlico drainage basin, North Carolina and Virginia—Trace elements in Asiatic clam (Corbicula fluminea) soft tissues and redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus) livers, 1992-93
By P.M. Ruhl and K.E. Smith
Open-File Report 96-334
Water-quality assessment of the Albemarle-Pamlico drainage basin, North Carolina and Virginia—A summary of selected trace element, nutrient, and pesticide data for bed sediments, 1969-90
By S.C. Skrobialowski
Water-Resources Investigations Report 96-4104
Water-quality assessment of the Albemarle-Pamlico drainage basin, North Carolina and Virginia.Organochlorine compounds in Asiatic clam (Corbicula fluminea) soft tissues and whole redbreast sunfish (Lepomis auritus), 1992-93
By Smith, K.E., and Ruhl, P.M.
Smith, K.E., and Ruhl, P.M., 1996, Water-quality assessment of the Albemarle-Pamlico drainage basin, North Carolina and Virginia.Organochlorine compounds in Asiatic clam (Corbicula fluminea) soft tissues and whole redbreast sunfish  · Open-File Report 96-201
Water-quality assessment of the Albemarle-Pamlico Basin, North Carolina and Virginia—Chemical analyses of organic compounds and inorganic constituents in streambed sediment, 1992-93
By M.D. Woodside and B.R. Simerl
Open-File Report 96-103
1995
Water-quality conditions at selected landfills in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 1986-92
By G.M. Ferrell and D.G. Smith
Water-Resources Investigations Report 95-4067
Water-quality characteristics of streams in the Treyburn development area of Falls Lake watershed, North Carolina, 1988-93
By R.G. Garrett and J.D. Bales
Water-resources Investigations Report 95-4094
Effects of agricultural land-management practices on water quality in northeastern Guilford County, North Carolina, 1985-90
By D.A. Harned
Water-Supply Paper 2435
Water-quality assessment of the Albemarle-Pamlico drainage basin, North Carolina and Virginia--Environmental setting and water-quality issues
By Gerard McMahon and O.B. Lloyd, Jr.
Open-File Report 95-136
National Water-Quality Assessment Program, Land use and nutrient concentrations and yields in selected streams in the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Basin, North Carolina and Virginia
By Michael D. Woodside and Benjamin R. Simerl
Open-File Report 95-457
1994
Flow and salinity in West Neck Creek, Virginia, 1989-92, and salinity in North Landing River, North Carolina, 1991-92
By J.D. Bales and S.C. Skrobialowski
Water-Resources Investigations Report 94-4067
Water-quality data from continuously monitored sites in the Pamlico and Neuse River estuaries, North Carolina, 1991-92
By R.G. Garrett
Open-File Report 94-27
Water-quality data for selected North Carolina streams and reservoirs in the Triangle Area Water Supply Monitoring Project, 1988-92
By R.G. Garrett, J.E. Taylor, and T.L. Middleton
Open-File Report 94-379
Design of biological components of the National Water-Quality Assessment (NAWQA) Program
By M.E. Gurtz
A spatial characterization of nutrient concentrations for the Albemarle-Pamlico Drainage Area, North Carolina and Virginia
By D.A. Harned
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Pesticides in surface and ground water at four sites of intensive tobacco cultivation in the Piedmont of North Carolina
By D.A. Harned
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Hydrologic, water-quality, and meteorologic data from selected sites in the upper Catawba River Basin, North Carolina, January 1993 through March 1994
By M.L. Jaynes
Open-File Report 94-509
Biology as an integrated component of the U.S. Geological Survey's National Water-Quality Assessment Program
By M.R. Meador and M.E. Gurtz
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Effects of salinity on freshwater fishes in Coastal Plain drainages in the southeastern U.S.
By M.S. Peterson and M.R. Meador
Effects of water-control structures on hydrologic and water-quality characteristics in selected agricultural drainage canals in eastern North Carolina
By M.W. Treece, Jr. and M.L. Jaynes
Water-Resources Investigations Report 94-4226
Land use in and water quality of the Pea Hill arm of Lake Gaston, Virginia and North Carolina, 1988-90
By M.D. Woodside
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Assessment of triazine herbicides in North Carolina and Virginia streams by an enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay [abs]
By M.D. Woodside and Gerard McMahon
Abstract Only
1993
The role of models in evaluating water quality
By J.D. Bales
North Carolina stream water quality
By C.R. Barnes, and M.S. Davenport
Selected water-quality and biological characteristics of streams in some forested basins of North Carolina, 1985-88
By W.S. Caldwell
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Guidelines for the processing and quality assurance of benthic invertebrate samples collected as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program
By T.F. Cuffney, M.E. Gurtz, and M.R. Meador
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Methods for collecting benthic invertebrate samples as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program
By T.F. Cuffney, M.E. Gurtz, and M.R. Meador
Open-File Report 93-406
Water-quality data from continuously monitored sites in the Albemarle Sound estuarine system, North Carolina, 1989-91
By R.G. Garrett
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Methods for collecting algal samples as part of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program
By Stephen D. Porter, Thomas F. Cuffney, Martin E. Gurtz, and Michael R. Meador
Open-File Report 93-409
Sediment characteristics of North Carolina streams, 1970-79
By C.E. Simmons
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Surface- and ground-water quality data at selected landfill sites in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 1979-92
By D.G. Smith
Open-File Report 93-437
Hydrologic and water-quality data in selected agricultural drainages in Beaufort and Hyde Counties, North Carolina, 1990-92
By M.W. Treece, Jr.
Abstract Only
1992
Landscape considerations in a large-scale water-quality assessment program
By T.F. Cuffney, M.E. Gurtz, and M.R. Meador
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Water-quality data from continuously monitored sites in the Pamlico and Neuse River estuaries, North Carolina, 1990-91
By R.G. Garrett
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Two-dimensional circulation modeling of the Pamlico River estuary, North Carolina
By G.L. Giese and J.D. Bales
Statistical characterization of ground-water quality in the Piedmont of North Carolina, and some ground-water quality differences related to land use [abs]
By D.A. Harned
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Hydrologic and water-quality data in selected agricultural drainages in Beaufort and Hyde Counties, North Carolina, 1988-90
By M.W. Treece, Jr., and J.D. Bales
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1991
A review of the use of invertebrate communities in lotic microcosms and mesocosms to assess the toxicity of chemicals [abs]
By T.F. Cuffney
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Ecological surveys in the USGS's National Water-Quality Assessment Program [abs]
By T.F. Cuffney
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The National Water-Quality Assessment Program-A new opportunity for collaboration with the U.S. Geological Survey
By T.F. Cuffney
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The National Water-Quality Assessment Program-New opportunity for collaborative research
By T.F. Cuffney
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Water-quality from continuously monitored sites in the Pamlico and Neuse River estuaries, North Carolina, 1989-90
By R.G. Garrett, and J.D. Bales
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Ecological opportunities in the National Water-Quality Assessment program (NAWQA) [abs]
By M.E. Gurtz
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Effects of land-management practices on sediment yields in northeastern Guilford County, North Carolina
By C.L. Hill
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National Water-Quality Assessment Program--The Albemarle-Pamlico drainage
By O.B. Lloyd, Jr., C.R. Barnes, and M.D. Woodside
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1990
Water-quality characteristics of inflow to and outflow from B. Everett Jordan Lake, North Carolina, 1982-86
By R.G. Garrett
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Water-quality characteristics of inflow to and outflow from Falls Lake, North Carolina, 1982-87
By R.G. Garrett
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Design considerations for biological aspects of the National Water-Quality Assessment program (NAWQA) [abs]
By M.E. Gurtz
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The National Water-Quality Assessment Program-Update on ecological aspects [abs]
By M.E. Gurtz
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Water-quality trends and basin activities and characteristics for the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system, North Carolina and Virginia
By D.A. Harned and M.S. Davenport
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Effects of channel modifications on the hydrology of Chicod Creek Basin, North Carolina, 1975-87
By R.R. Mason, Jr., C.E. Simmons, and S.A. Watkins
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Hydrogeologic and water-quality data from well clusters near the wastewater-treatment plant, U.S. Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina
By L.C. Murray, Jr., and C.C. Daniel, III
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Hydrogeologic, water-level, and water-quality data from monitoring wells at the U.S. Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina
By L.C. Murray, Jr., and K.M. Keoughan
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Hydrologic and water-quality effects of artificial-drainage control [abs]
By M.W. Treece, Jr. and J.D. Bales
1989
Land drainage and estuarine salinity response
By J.D. Bales
Hydrologic environments and water-quality characteristics at four landfills in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, 1980-86
By A.P. Cardinell, C.R. Barnes, W.H. Eddins, and R.W. Coble
Water-Resources Investigations Report 89-4035
Effects of land use on the water quality and biota of three streams in the Piedmont Province of North Carolina
By J.K. Crawford and D.R. Lenat
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Water quality in Reedy Fork and Buffalo Creek Basins in the Greensboro area, North Carolina, 1986-87
By M.S. Davenport
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The hydrogeologic framework and a reconnaissance of ground-water quality in the Piedmont Province of North Carolina, with a design for future study
By D.A. Harned
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Ecological aspects of the National Water-Quality Assessment Program
By Gurtz, M.E.
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Water-quality trends of the Albemarle-Pamlico estuarine system
By D.A. Harned and M.S. Davenport
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Hydrologic and chemical-quality data from four rural basins in Guilford County, North Carolina, 1985-88
By C.L. Hill
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The effects of land-management practices on surface- and ground-water quality in rural northeastern Guilford County, North Carolina
By C.L. Hill
1988
Bibliography of hydrologic and water-quality investigations conducted in or near the Albemarle-Pamlico Sounds region, North Carolina
By J.D. Bales and T.M. Nelson
Abstract Only
Surface-water and water-quality data from selected streams and treated waters in the Greensboro area, North Carolina, 1986-87
By M.S. Davenport
Abstract Only
Surface- and ground-water quality data at selected landfill sites in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
By W.H. Eddins, and A.P. Cardinell
Open-File Report 87-564
North Carolina ground-water quality
By G.L. Giese, R.R. Mason, Jr., A.G. Strickland, and M.C. Bailey
Effects of highway runoff on streamflow and water quality in the Sevenmile Creek Basin, a rural area in the Piedmont Province of North Carolina, July 1981 to July 1982
By D.A. Harned
Abstract Only
Water-quality trends of the Albemarle-Pamlico estuary system—A progress report [abs]
By D.A. Harned
Abstract Only
Distribution, source, and significance of selected organic compounds in water from the Castle Hayne aquifer, Cherry Point, North Carolina
By O.B. Lloyd, Jr., and C.C. Daniel, III
Abstract Only
Hydrogeologic setting, water levels, and quality of water from supply wells at the U.S. Marine Corps Air Station, Cherry Point, North Carolina
By O.B. Lloyd, Jr., and C.C. Daniel, III
Abstract Only
1987
Ground-water quality in the Piedmont and its affect on the Neuse River
By D.A. Harned
Abstract Only
Monitoring the effects of land management practices on water quality in Guilford County, North Carolina
By C.L. Hill
1986
Correlations between basin development parameters and water-quality characteristics of the Cape Fear River at Lock 1 near Kelly, North Carolina
By J.K. Crawford and D.A. Harned
Abstract Only
Design of a monitoring network to detect the effects of land use on ground water quality and describe the contaminant flow system in the Piedmont of North Carolina
By D.A. Harned
Abstract Only
Monitoring the effects of land-management practices on sediment and chemical transport in northeastern Guilford County, North Carolina [abs]
By C.L. Hill
1985
Water-quality characteristics for selected sites on the Cape Fear River, North Carolina, 1955–80—Variability, loads, and trends of selected constituents
By J.K. Crawford
Abstract Only
Ground-water quality data for the Atlantic Coastal Plain: New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, and North Carolina
By L.L. Knobel
1984
Reconnaissance of water-quality characteristics of streams in the City of Charlotte and Mecklenburg County, North Carolina
By W.H. Eddins and J.K. Crawford
Water-Resources Investigations Report 84-4308
Impact of highway runoff on stream quality in the Sevenmile Creek Basin near Efland, North Carolina [abs.]
By D.A. Harned
Abstract Only
Ground-water quality data from the southeastern Coastal Plain, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina
By R.W. Lee
1983
Water quality of the Yadkin-Peedee River system, North Carolina—Variability, pollution loads, and long-term trends
By D.A. Harned, and Dann Meyer
Abstract Only
1982
Water quality of the Neuse River, North Carolina—Variability, pollution loads, and long-term trends
By D.A. Harned
Abstract Only
Water quality characteristics of streams in forested and rural areas of North Carolina
By C.E. Simmons and R.C. Heath
Abstract Only
The effects of channel excavation on water-quality characteristics of the Black River and on ground-water levels near Dunn, North Carolina
By C.E. Simmons and S.A. Watkins
Abstract Only
Program for evaluating stream quality in North Carolina
By H.B. Wilder and C.E. Simmons
Abstract Only
1981
Methods of discharge compensation as an aid to the evaluation of water-quality trends
By D.A. Harned, C.C. Daniel, III, and J.K. Crawford
Abstract Only
1980
Long term water-quality trends in North Carolina Rivers
By D.A. Harned
Abstract Only
Methods of evaluating water-quality trends in U.S. Geological Survey historical data [abs.]
By D.A. Harned, C.C. Daniel III, and J.K. Crawford
Abstract Only
Quality of water in the Black River near Dunn, North Carolina, and ground-water levels adjacent to the river prior to channel excavation in 1976-79
By C.E. Simmons
Abstract Only
1979
Hydrology and geochemistry of thermal springs of the Appalachians
By W.A. Hobba, Jr., D.W. Fisher, F.J. Pearson, Jr., and J.C. Chemerys
1978
Program for evaluating stream quality in North Carolina
By H.B. Wilder and C.E. Simmons
1977
Geochemical and hydrologic data for wells and springs in thermal-spring areas of the Appalachians
By W.A. Hobba, Jr. and others
1976
Thermal loading of Hyco Lake, North Carolina
By G.L. Giese
Physical, chemical, and biological aspects of subsurface organic waste injection near Wilmington, North Carolina
By J.A. Leenheer, R.L. Malcolm, and W.R. White
Abstract Only
Sediment characteristics of streams in the eastern Piedmont and western Coastal Plain regions of North Carolina
By C.E. Simmons
Abstract Only
Bicarbonate content of ground water in carbonate rock in eastern North America
By F.W. Trainer and R.C. Heath
1975
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1970, Part 3 , Ohio River Basin
By U.S. Geological Survey
1974
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1969, Part 2, South Atlantic slope and eastern Gulf of Mexico Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1969, Part 3, Ohio River Basin
By U.S. Geological Survey
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1970, Part 2,South Atlantic slope and eastern Gulf of Mexico Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
The effect of heated water on the temperature and evaporation of Hyco Lake, North Carolina, 1966-72
By W.L. Yonts and G.L. Giese
Abstract Only
1973
Feasibility study of liquid-waste injection into aquifers containing salt water, Wilmington, North Carolina
By H.M. Peek and R.C. Heath
Sediment resulting from construction of an interstate highway in the Piedmont area of North Carolina
By H.E. Reeder, H.E.
Chemical and physical character of surface waters of North Carolina, 1970–71
By N.O. Thomas
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1968, Part 2 South Atlantic slope and eastern Gulf of Mexico Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1968, Part 3, Ohio River Basin
By U.S. Geological Survey
1972
Organic and trace element content of Holocene sediments in two estuarine bays, Pamlico Sound area, North Carolina
By H.L. Berryhill, Jr., V.E. Swanson, and A.H. Love
Movement and dispersion of soluble pollutants in the Northeast Cape Fear estuary, North Carolina
By E.F. Hubbard and W.G. Stamper
Investigation of the occurrence and transport of arsenic in the upper Sugar Creek watershed, Charlotte, North Carolina
By H.B. Wilder
Professional Paper 800–D
1971
Reconnaissance of selected minor elements in surface waters of the United States, October 1970
By W.H. Durum, J.D. Hem, and S.C. Heidel
Proceedings workshop on toxic metals in water
By R.C. Heath
Geology and ground-water resources of northwestern North Carolina
By R.R. Peace, Jr. and D.R. Link
Chemical and physical character of surface waters of North Carolina, 1967–68
By E.J. Phibbs, Jr.
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1966, Parts 1-2, North Atlantic slope Basins and south Atlantic slope and eastern Gulf of Mexico Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1967, Parts 1-2, North Atlantic slope Basins and south Atlantic slope and eastern Gulf of Mexico Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1967, Parts 3-4, Ohio River Basins and St. Lawrence River Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Chemical quality of water in streams of North Carolina
By H.B. Wilder, and L.J. Slack
Summary of data on chemical quality of streams of North Carolina, 1943–67
By H.B. Wilder, and L.J. Slack
1970
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1965, Parts 1-2, North Atlantic slope Basins and south Atlantic slope and eastern Gulf of Mexico Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1965, Parts 3-4, Ohio River Basins and St. Lawrence River Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1966, Parts 3-4, Ohio River Basins and St. Lawrence River Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Summary of data on temperature of streams in North Carolina, 1943–67
By T.H. Woodard
Tritium in streams in the United States, 1961–1968
By
1969
Water load of uranium, radium, and gross beta activity at selected gaging stations, water year 1960-61
By E.C. Mallory, Jr., J.O. Johnson and R.C. Scott
Chemical and physical character of municipal water supplies in North Carolina
By E.J. Phibbs, Jr.
Chemical and physical character of surface waters of North Carolina, 1966–67
By E.J. Phibbs, Jr.
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1964, Parts 1-2, North Atlantic slope Basins and south Atlantic slope and eastern Gulf of Mexico Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1964, Parts 3-4, Ohio River Basins and St. Lawrence River Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
1968
Annual variations in chemical composition of atmospheric precipitation, eastern North Carolina and southeastern Virginia
By D.W. Fisher
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1960, Parts 1-2, North Atlantic slope Basins and south Atlantic slope and eastern Gulf of Mexico Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1960, Parts 3-4, Ohio River Basins and St. Lawrence River Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1961, Parts 3-4, Ohio River Basins and St. Lawrence River Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Interim report on sea-water encroachment in the Cape Fear River estuary, North Carolina
By H.B. Wilder and E.F. Hubbard
1967
Effect of urban development on quality of ground water, Raleigh, North Carolina
By J.C. Chemerys, J.C.
Stratification of fresh and salt water on barrier islands as a result of differences in sediment permeability
By W.H. Harris
Chemical and physical character of surface waters of North Carolina, 1965–66
By E.J. Phibbs, Jr.
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1961, Parts 1-2, North Atlantic slope Basins and south Atlantic slope and eastern Gulf of Mexico Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1963, Parts 1-2, North Atlantic slope Basins and south Atlantic slope and eastern Gulf of Mexico Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
1966
Temperature of surface waters in the conterminous United States
By J.F. Blakey
Chemical and physical character of surface waters of North Carolina, 1964–65
By E.J. Phibbs, Jr.
Chemical and physical character of surface waters of North Carolina, 1963–64
By E.J. Phibbs, Jr., and J.C. Chemerys
1965
Preliminary map of the conterminous United States showing depth to and quality of shallowest ground water containing more than 1,000 parts per million dissolved solids
By J.H. Feth and others
A comparison of the chemical composition of rainwater and ground water in western North Carolina
By R.L. Laney
Water resources of the Appalachian region, Pennsylvania to Alabama
By W.J. Schneider and others
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1959, Parts 1-2, North Atlantic slope Basins and south Atlantic slope and eastern Gulf of Mexico Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1959, Parts 3-4, Ohio River Basins and St. Lawrence River Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1963, Parts 3-4, Ohio River Basins and St. Lawrence River Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Relations of fresh and salty ground water along the southeastern U.S. Atlantic coast
By R.L. Wait and J.T. Callahan
Chemical and physical character of surface waters of North Carolina, 1962–63
By T.H. Woodard and E.J. Phibbs, Jr.
1964
Relations of fresh and salty ground water along the southeastern U.S. Atlantic coast
By J.T. Callahan and R.L. Wait
Chemical quality of public water supplies of the United States and Puerto Rico, 1962
By C.N. Durfor and Edith Becker
Chemical and physical character of surface waters of North Carolina, 1961–62
By E.J. Phibbs, Jr.
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1962, Parts 1-2, North Atlantic slope Basins and south Atlantic slope and eastern Gulf of Mexico Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1962, Parts 3-4, Ohio River Basins and St. Lawrence River Basins
By U.S. Geological Survey
1963
Sulfate and nitrate content of precipitation over parts of North Carolina and Virginia
By A.W. Gambell
Stratification of fresh and salt water on barrier islands as a result of changes in sediment permeability
By W.H. Harris and H.B. Wilder
Chemical and physical character of surface waters of North Carolina, 1960–61
By E.J. Phibbs, Jr., and M.R. Midgett
1962
Chemical and physical character of surface waters of North Carolina, 1958–59
By J.C. Chemerys and E.J. Phibbs, Jr.
Fluoride content of ground water in the conterminous United States
By Michael Fleischer
Geology and ground-water hydrology of the Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain as related to disposal of radioactive wastes
By H.E. LeGrand
Stream composition of the conterminous United States
By F.H. Rainwater
Data on uranium and radium in ground water in the United States, 1954 to 1957
By R.C. Scott and F.B. Barker
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1958, Parts 1-4, North Atlantic slope Basins to St. Lawrence River Basin
By U.S. Geological Survey
Chemical and physical character of surface waters of North Carolina, 1959–60
By T.H. Woodard
1961
Chemical and physical character of municipal water supplies in North Carolina
By K.F. Harris
1960
Occurrence of lithium, boron, bromine, fluorine, and iodine in natural ground waters of the Coastal Plain of North Carolina [abs]
By P.M. Brown
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1956, Parts 1-4, North Atlantic slope Basins to St. Lawrence River Basin
By U.S. Geological Survey
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1957, Parts 1-4, North Atlantic slope Basins to St. Lawrence River Basin
By U.S. Geological Survey
Chemical and physical character of surface waters of North Carolina, 1957–58
By T.H. Woodard and J.D. Thomas
1959
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1955, Parts 1-4, North Atlantic slope Basins to St. Lawrence River Basin
By U.S. Geological Survey
Chemical and physical character of surface waters of North Carolina, 1956–57
By T.H. Woodard and J.D. Thomas
1958
The relation of phosphorites to ground water in Beaufort County, North Carolina
By P.M. Brown
Chemical character of water in the igneous and metamorphic rocks of North Carolina
By H.E. LeGrand
1957
Preliminary survey of saline-water resources of the United States
By R.A. Krieger, J.L. Hatchett, and J.L. Poole
The occurrence of salty ground water in the Coastal Plain of North Carolina [abs]
By H.E. LeGrand and P.M. Brown
Chemical and physical character of surface waters of North Carolina 1955–56
By R.L. McAvoy
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1953, Parts 1-4, North Atlantic slope Basins to St. Lawrence River Basin
By U.S. Geological Survey
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1954, Parts 1-4, North Atlantic slope Basins to St. Lawrence River Basin
By U.S. Geological Survey
1956
Chemical and physical character of surface waters of North Carolina, 1954–55
By R.L. McAvoy and K.F. Harris
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1952, Parts 1-4, North Atlantic slope Basins to St. Lawrence River Basin
By U.S. Geological Survey
1955
Chemical and physical character of surface waters of North Carolina 1953–54
By K.F. Harris and B.F. Joyner
Brackish water and its structural implications in the Great Carolina Ridge
By H.E. LeGrand
Quality of surface waters of the United States, 1951, Parts 1-4, North Atlantic slope Basins to St. Lawrence River Basin
By U.S. Geological Survey

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