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Dam across Lumber River, North Carolina.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works

Dam across Lumber River, North Carolina.

Hearings ... Eightieth Congress, second session, on H.R. 5543, a bill granting the consent of Congress to Carolina Power and Light Company to contruct, maintain, and operate a dam in the Lumber River. April 13, 1948

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Dams -- North Carolina,
  • Lumber River (N.C. and S.C.)

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination5 p.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL16139385M

    Of these, 11 river basins have headwaters that begin in North Carolina but only 4 are contained entirely within the state - these are the Cape Fear, Neuse, Tar-Pamlico, and White Oak river basins. The other river basins have headwaters that drain across adjacent states (Georgia, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia) before crossing North Carolina.   Devastating flooding in North Carolina in the aftermath of Hurricane Florence has raised concerns about whether dams across the state, some of them already in poor condition, will be able to hold up under the strain. State and local officials have been monitoring dam safety and say there have been at least two breaches so far that caused no major issues.

    Lumberiver, N.C. The Beaufort County Lumber Company, a corporation of the State Lumber Company of North Carolina, its successors and assigns, are hereby authorized to may bridge, at Alma. construct, maintain, and operate a bridge and approaches thereto across the Lumber River, at a point suitable to the interests of navigation. Our trip actually started on Drowning Creek, which becomes The Lumber River shortly after our put in. I had planned on paddling Sections from Paul Fergusons book Paddling Eastern North Carolina Our Saturday paddle would have been just under 15 miles to Jasper Memory campsite. Then on Sunday paddle to Hwy 71 for around 10 miles.

    The Yadkin River is one of the longest rivers in North Carolina, flowing miles ( km). It rises in the northwestern portion of the state near the Blue Ridge Parkway's Thunder Hill Overlook. Several parts of the river are impounded by dams for water, power, and flood control. The river becomes the Pee Dee River at the confluence of the Uwharrie River south of the community of Badin and. State waters are classified as: inland, joint and coastal (see “Gen­eral Information” on Inland Fishing Regulations). These state waters are collectively referred to as public fishing waters. Certain fishes, including large­mouth bass, crappie and mountain trout are designated inland game fish and under the jurisdiction of the Wildlife Resources Com­­mission in all public waters;.


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Dam across Lumber River, North Carolina by United States. Congress. House. Committee on Public Works Download PDF EPUB FB2

Get this from a library. Dam across Lumber river, North Carolina: hearings before the Committee on Public Works, House of Representatives, Eightieth Congress, second session, on H.R.a bill granting the consent of Congress to Carolina Power and Light Company to construct, maintain, and operate a dam in the Lumber River.

Ap John McLean (d), a native of the island of Mull in Scotland, immigrated in from Glasgow to Wilmington, North Carolina.

He purchased land in upper Robeson (now Hoke) County, North Carolina, and married Effie McLean soon after his arrival. Descendants and relatives lived in North Carolina, Virginia, Tennessee, Missouri, Mississippi, Louisiana, Texas and elsewhere. "Then we rode over the Dam and they had a pull over at the end of the Dam where you could get out and see all the beauty!!Breathtaking!!" "It was a wonderful day with a smooth lake and even had fisherman in a boat at the bottom of the dam.".

Comment: Robeson,Lumber River, from Fair Bluff Boating Access Area to South Carolina line, by kayak. Georgina subspecies. Photo 23 by: Mike Turner Comment: Alleghany,New River @ SR (Farmers Fish Camp Rd.) - ssp. illinoiensis: Photo 24 by: Mike Turner. The counties main concern is what will happen to the Lumber River, the counties prominent river.

The Lumber River is very important to Robeson County whether, for Lumbee tribe connections, environmental concerns or even for a natural draw for tourist, canoers, and kayakers, especially since the Lumber River is part of the National Wild and.

Information Withheld for Coal Ash Sites across North Carolina. Chapel Hill, N.C.— Local community groups across the country today sent Duke Energy and government authorities notices that they plan to bring enforcement actions against Duke Energy for withholding critical dam safety information that Duke Energy was required to disclose to communities in April of this year.

Lumber River: Columbus, Robeson: Scotland/ Robeson County Line to Back Swamp Rd. Secluded blackwater stream with heavily forested cypress swamps; abundance of flora and fauna. Cultural, Fish, Historic, Recreational, Scenic, Wildlife: Lumber: Mayo River: Rockingham: Confluence of South Mayo River and North Mayo River to confluence with.

The North Carolina Division of Water Resources (DWR) is the state agency responsible for issuing water quality certifications (WQC). When the state issues a certification (which is required for any federally permitted or licensed activity that may result in a discharge to waters of the U.S.), this certifies that a given project will not.

For a 3 foot high dam, if you use 2 by 6 inch wide pieces of lumber, divide 6 into 36 inches. That will give you the number of pieces you need for the height. Use the same steps if you are using 2.

But on Sunday, the combination of the dam and berm failed to stop the swollen river from climbing beyond its banks as it reached about 24 feet ( m), rising 17 feet ( m) in two days alone. Inthe Blue Ridge Lumber Company of Maine built a splash dam across the Tuckaseegee River at Dillsboro.

Each spring brought its own flood water calamity. The Little River Lumber Company clear cut almost all the land drained by the Little River, which is most of the Tennessee side of the Great Smoky Mountains.

W.B. Townsend's company laid miles of train track; cleared ab acres of land, and cut million board feet of lumber. Ryan Emanuel, an environmental scientist at North Carolina State University who studies the Lumber River, said that dredging and levee projects are not long-term fixes for.

The Lumber River rose to 22 feet — 9 feet above flood levels — and the water poured out over everything. Interstate 95 was submerged, as was the city’s water treatment plant.

In the aftermath of the storm, Lumberton’s 22, residents had no running water. Although fairly good sized by the time it exits North Carolina into South Carolina, the Lumber River is wild, and access points are scattered. A tributary of the Little Pee Dee River, the Lumber River used to produce good numbers of big flatheads and blues.

The Lumber River in the Lumberton area is currently running at record levels but is down from yesterday with a reading of '. The old record was 20' with flood stage at 13'.

Davidson County was officially established in from a division with Rowan to that, the area was part of Anson county was named for Brigadier General (Pro Tempore) William Lee Davidson, a distinguished Revolutionary War general killed in at Cowan's Ford crossing the Catawba River between Lincoln and Mecklenburg coounties.

A state study of the Lumber River found that the floodgate could reduce the damage from a Matthew-like flood by at least 80 percent, saving $ million and 2, buildings.

A park all about eastern North Carolina paddling, fishing and exquisite scenery with nine access points spanning miles of the Lumber River. External URL: Lumber River State Park. Place Phone: () Get the Latest Updates from across your Department.

USGS LUMBER RIVER AT LUMBERTON, NC. PROVISIONAL DATA SUBJECT TO REVISION. Available data for this site Click to hide station-specific text Forecasts for gage Page Contact Information: North Carolina Water Data Support Team. Last fall, Governor Cooper directed North Carolina Emergency Management to collaborate with partners including the N.C.

Department of Transportation, N.C. State University, East Carolina University and local officials to identify and assess ways to better prepare for and prevent flooding in communities in the Lumber, Neuse and Tar river basins.Lumberton City Public Works and the U.

S. Army Corps of Engineers are working to build a dam to stop any potential flooding in South West Lumberton from Hurricane Dorian, according to Lumberton City Councilman John Cantey. Hundreds lost their homes to flooding in the community during Hurricane Matthew in and Hurricane Florence last September.A line of these V-shape piers, staggered across the river, were meant to break up ice flows before they reached the dam; another series of piers, in the lumbering days, were intended mainly to guide the flow of logs toward the Wisconsin side of the river, where the .