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Map of North Carolina highlighting the project study area

Project Overview

Full Title
Wake County Groundwater Network

 Northern Wake County, NC

Partner Agencies
Partner Agencies

Project Chief
Melinda Chapman

Period of Project
October 2009 - current

Team Members
Scott Caldwell

Science Topics
Hydrologic and Geospatial data
Hydrologic Hazards
Increased Population and Water Resources
Groundwater resources


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Wake County Groundwater Network

This project was completed in 2012. These pages are for historical purposes only.


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Groundwater levels from station WK-375 overlain with lake stage and precipitation recorded at the Beaver Dam gage on Falls Lake.

See the Map and Data page for a map and real-time data from the project stations.

The purpose of thie project is to:

  • monitor effects of nearby withdrawals from community and homeowners’ wells
  • monitor the effects of climate variation

Project stations are:

Location of study area and Raleigh in Wake County, North Carolina

Groundwater: WK-375 Norwood Oaks, Raleigh, NC
WK-394 Norwood Oaks, Raleigh, NC
WK-284 Lake Wheeler, Raleigh, NC

Precipitation: Beaverdam Creek near Creedmoor, NC

Lake Level: Falls Lake above dam near Falls, NC

See the Map and Data page for a map and real-time data from the project stations.

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