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List of Impaired Waters

2004 303d List Classifications for the Haw River

The following waters were classified as impaired based upon the 2004 North Carolina 303d testing and lists. Included is the location of the impaired waters, length of impairment, reason for listing, and possible source of pollution.

1) The Haw River (from source to SR 2109, Guilford)
• 7.7 miles
• biological integrity
• agriculture

2) The Haw River (from SR 2109 to SR 2426, Guilford)
• 20.1 miles
• biological integrity
• agriculture

3) Troublesome Creek (source to Rockingham County SR 2423)
• 15.6 miles
• biological integrity
• agriculture

4) Little Troublesome Creek (Reidsville WWTP to Haw River)
• 5 miles
• biological integrity | fecal coliform
• urban runoff/storm sewers

5) Haw River (NC 87 to NC 48)
• 19.2 miles
• turbidity | fecal coliform | biological integrity
• agricutlure | urban runoff/storm sewers

6) Reedy's Fork (Buffalo Creek to Haw River)
• 8.6 miles
• Biological Integrity
• Major Municipal and Industrial Point Source

7) Town Branch (Source to Haw River)
• 3.6 miles
• Fecal Coliform

8) Little Alamance Creek (Source to Big Alamance Creek)
• 12.3 miles
• biological integirty
• urban runoff/storm sewers

9) Marys Creek (Source to Haw River)
• 9.7 miles
• biological integrity
• minor municipla point source | urban runoff/storm sewers

10) Robeson Creek (0.7 miles downstream of SR 2159)
• 5.6 miles
• biological integrity
• minor municipal point source | urban runoff/storm sewers

11) Robeson Creek (0.3 miles upsteram of Jordan Lake)
• 0.6 miles
• Chlorophyll-a | Biological integrity
• minor municipal point source | urban runoff/storm sewers

12) North Buffalo Creek (Source to WWTP)
• 8.7 miles
• fecal coliform | biological integriity
• major municipal and industrial point source | urban runoff/storm sewers

13) South Buffalo Creek (Source to McConnell Road)
• 14.8 miles
• biological integrity
• urban runoff/storm seweres

14) South Buffalo Creek (McConnell Road to US 70)
• 3.3 miles
• biological integrity
• urban runoff/storm sewers

15) South Buffalo Creek ( US 70 to Buffalo Creek)
• 4 miles
• biological integrity | historical listing
• major municipal point source | urban runoff/storm sewers

16) Brush Creek (Source to L. Higgins)
• 5.6 miles
• biolgoical inteegrity
• urban runoff/storm sewers

17) Horsepen Creek (source to US 220)
• 6 miles
• biological integrity
• urban runoff/storm sewers

18) Horsepen Creek (US 220 to Lake Brandt)
• 1.6 miles
• biological integrity
• urban runoff/storm sewers

19) Pittsboro Lake (Chatham County)
• 38 acres
• aquatic weeds

For more information of the particular pollutants and specific water bodies impaired in North Carolina, you can gain assess to the complete 303d list at http://h2o.enr.state.nc.us/tmdl/General_303d.htm.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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