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Analysis of Current Hog Lagoon Locations and Possible F uture G rowth in North Carolina. Group 8: Ovik Banerjee, Stephen Bisher , Haley Fail, Casey Stern, Yvonne Yuen . Introduction. Hog farms distribution by States in U.S. . Hog Farms in NC. Total of 4148 swine lagoons in NC

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analysis of current hog lagoon locations and possible f uture g rowth in north carolina

Analysis of Current Hog Lagoon Locations and Possible Future Growth in North Carolina

Group 8: Ovik Banerjee, Stephen Bisher, Haley Fail, Casey Stern, Yvonne Yuen

introduction
Introduction
  • Hog farms distribution by States in U.S.
hog farms in nc
Hog Farms in NC
  • Total of 4148 swine lagoons in NC
  • Highest density in Duplin, Sampson, and Wayne counties
suitability analysis purpose
Suitability Analysis Purpose
  • To locate possible areas that are suitable for hog lagoons in the study area (Duplin, Sampson, and Wayne counties)
  • Identify existing hog lagoons with possible negative impacts on the environment or human health
  • Analysis is a weighted point scale calculation based on the area’s proximity to:
    • Schools
    • Hospitals
    • Wells
    • Surface water intake points
    • Possible flood hazard
    • Roads
proximity to points of interest
Proximity to Points of Interest
  • Public buildings
    • Schools
    • Hospitals
  • Waters
    • Wells
    • Surface water intake points
  • Accessibility
    • Proximity to roads
slide11

Worst of the Worst

  • Within 750 meters of streams
  • And
  • Within 3000 meters of a school, hospital, or medical facility
  • Or
  • Within 750 meters of a well
possible air pollution
Possible Air Pollution
  • Determined by slope aspect
  • SW wind direction scenario
conclusion
Conclusion
  • Questions?
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