Lumber River - McNeill's Bridge @ WRC Boat Landing

Lumberton, North Carolina

Locally known as the McNeil Bridge Landing, this North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC) operated boat landing is located off of Kenric Road, just to the west of Interstate 95. Popular as a landing that gives boaters access to areas upstream of Lumberton, NC, it’s also close to the Lumber River’s run through the city limits. The landing is also popular as a fishing spot for those without boats, with community members setting along the perimeter of the landing location.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Meets water quality standards

  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on June 22nd, 2022. Winyah Rivers Alliance - Waccamaw Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on June 24th, 2022 at 4:17 PM.
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Monitoring Frequency

Lumber River - McNeill's Bridge @ WRC Boat Landing is sampled weekly from June 15th to September 1st.

Source Information

The Lumber Riverkeeper, a program of Winyah Rivers Alliance, monitors water quality in the Lumber River Watershed. The program provides weekly sampling during the summer recreation season.

Samples are collected on Wednesdays and results are posted once available. The Lumber Riverkeeper Swim Guide Program uses the EPA water quality criteria for contact recreation for E. coli. Waters are considered healthy when E. coli concentrations are less than 235 MPN/100 mL in freshwater. E. coli is a fecal indicator bacteria used to identify potential health risks for people using the waters for recreation.

Sites are marked green when the last sample was below the criteria of 235 MPN/100 mL. Sites are marked red when the last sample was above the criteria of 235 MPN/100 mL. Sites are marked grey when there are no current results or available information.

The data published here provides a general guide to the health of the Lumber River and does not guarantee it is safe for swimming at all times. E. coli levels can change at any time and frequently increase after rain events.

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Water Quality Graph

Lumber River - McNeill's Bridge @ WRC Boat Landing

Lumberton, North Carolina

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Meets water quality standards
  • Current Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on June 22nd, 2022. Winyah Rivers Alliance - Waccamaw Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on June 24th, 2022 at 4:17 PM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

Locally known as the McNeil Bridge Landing, this North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC) operated boat landing is located off of Kenric Road, just to the west of Interstate 95. Popular as a landing that gives boaters access to areas upstream of Lumberton, NC, it’s also close to the Lumber River’s run through the city limits. The landing is also popular as a fishing spot for those without boats, with community members setting along the perimeter of the landing location.

Monitoring Frequency

Lumber River - McNeill's Bridge @ WRC Boat Landing is sampled weekly from June 15th to September 1st.

Source Information

The Lumber Riverkeeper, a program of Winyah Rivers Alliance, monitors water quality in the Lumber River Watershed. The program provides weekly sampling during the summer recreation season.

Samples are collected on Wednesdays and results are posted once available. The Lumber Riverkeeper Swim Guide Program uses the EPA water quality criteria for contact recreation for E. coli. Waters are considered healthy when E. coli concentrations are less than 235 MPN/100 mL in freshwater. E. coli is a fecal indicator bacteria used to identify potential health risks for people using the waters for recreation.

Sites are marked green when the last sample was below the criteria of 235 MPN/100 mL. Sites are marked red when the last sample was above the criteria of 235 MPN/100 mL. Sites are marked grey when there are no current results or available information.

The data published here provides a general guide to the health of the Lumber River and does not guarantee it is safe for swimming at all times. E. coli levels can change at any time and frequently increase after rain events.

Read more
Water Quality Graph

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