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Northampton County: Water Quality
Table of sub-basins in the county and available data on water quality in those sub-basins.

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Basin
Sub-Basin
River
..........................Benthos
Notes
1995
2000
Chowan River
02
Kirbys Cr*
SR1362
Not Rated
Not Rated
Greatest EPT taxa richness in Chowan and Pasquotank Rivers, many rare species
Chowan River
02
Potecasi Cr*
SR1502
n/a
Not Rated
Not rated because too deep. EPT taxa largely absent, suggesting sever stress. Diverse Crustacea population.
Chowan River
02
Urahaw Cr*
NC35
n/a
Not Rated
1994
1999
Roanoke River
07
Lake Gaston
Oligotrophic
Oligotrophic
Roanoke River
08
Oconeechee Creek
SR1126
n/a
Not Rated
Low conductivity, but also low biotic index, maybe due to slight unknown stress

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