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South Atlantic Water Science Center

Map of North Carolina highlighting the project study area

Project Overview

Currituck Sound Water Quality Monitoring


Currituck County, Dare County, City of Chesapeake, VA, and City of Virginia Beach, VA

Cooperating Agencies

Project Chief
Jason Fine

Period of Project
2005 to present

Currituck Sound

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


Related Publications

Bales, J.D., and Skrobialowski, 1994, Flow and salinity in West Neck Creek, Virginia, 1989-92, and salinity in North Landing River, North Carolina and Virginia, 1991-92: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Resources Investigations Report 94-4067, 36 p.

Bales, J.D. and Nelson, T.M., 1988, Bibliography of hydrologic and water-quality investigations conducted in or near the Albemarle-Pamlico Sounds region, North Carolina: U.S. Geological Survey Open-File Report 88-480, 148 p.

Caldwell, W.S., 2001, Hydrologic and salinity characteristics of Currituck Sound and selected tributaries in North Carolina and Virginia, 1998 99: U.S. Geological Survey Water-Rresources Investigations Report 01-4097, 36 p.

Garlo, E., 1982, Currituck Sound bibliography: Raleigh, North Carolina, Department of Natural Resources and Community Development, 49 p.

North Carolina Department of Environment and Natural Resources, 2004, North Carolina water quality assessment and impaired waters list (2004 Integrated 305(b) and 303(d) Report): Raleigh, Division of Water Quality, Water Quality Section, 104 p. (draft)

North Carolina Department of Natural Resources and Community Development, 1980, Water Quality, Salinity, and Fisheries in Currituck Sound: Raleigh, Currituck Sound Task Committee, 17 p.

North Carolina Division of Environmental Management, 1994, Currituck Sound outstanding resource waters evaluation: Raleigh, Water Quality Section, 33 p.

Rideout, R.R., 1990, A comprehensive management plan for the Currituck Sound drainage basin: Background investigations: Raleigh, North Carolina, Report No. 90-19, Albemarle-Pamlico Estuarine Study, 106 p + app.