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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


Demographic distribution for nc

Demographic Distribution for NC


Demographic distribution for study area

Demographic Distribution for Study Area


Income distribution

Income Distribution


Income distribution study area

Income DistributionStudy area


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


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

  • 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


Flood hazard analysis

Flood HazardAnalysis

  • 40 Total


Possible air pollution

Possible Air Pollution

  • Determined by slope aspect

  • SW wind direction scenario


Conclusion

Conclusion

  • Questions?


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