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Water Quality Information

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Frequently Asked Questions

The Pee Dee Basin incorporates 45 watersheds and some 5.5 million acres within the State of South Carolina (a portion of the basin resides in North Carolina). Within the Department's Pee Dee Basin are the Lynches River Basin, the Black River Basin, the Waccamaw River Basin, the Great Pee Dee River Basin, and the Pee Dee Coastal Frontage Basin.  The Pee Dee River Basin extends across the Piedmont, Sandhills, Upper Coastal Plain, Lower Coastal Plain, and Coastal Zone regions. There are a total of 9,495 stream miles, 17,034 acres of lake waters, and 44,870 acres of estuarine areas in the basin.

Watershed Water Quality Assessment (WWQA). 

The WWQA document describes a wealth of information about the basins, including: water chemistry information, biological monitoring information, physical characteristics, natural resources, growth potential, potential nonpoint source contributions, and point source discharges. This information is presented through text and maps in these documents.  Download the Complete Basin Publication adobe pdf icon here.

Archived Watershed Water Quality Assessments (1997, 2000)

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