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05 Nepisiguit River Basin

Bathurst Harbour
Forty Four Mile Brook
Forty Mile Brook
Little South Branch Nepisiguit River
Moody Brook Composite
Nepisiguit River Headwaters
Otter Brook Composite
Pabineau River Composite
Portage Brook Composite
South Branch Nepisiguit River

"At-risk" Watersheds (at least 40% Crown forest cover <35 years old) NB’s watersheds at risk. Megan de Graaf, NB Media Co-op, April 16, 2008..

  1. Middle River Headwaters
  2. Little River
  3. Forty Four Mile Brook
  4. Forty Mile Brook
  5. Nine Mile Brook
  6. Nepisguit Brook Composite
  7. Otter Brook Composite
  8. South Branch Nepisiguit River (62% land covered in forest <35 years old)
    **MOST CRITICALLY AFFECTED WATERSHED
  9. Little South Branch Nepisiguit River
Bathurst Harbour

"At-risk" Watersheds (at least 40% Crown forest cover <35 years old) NB’s watersheds at risk. Megan de Graaf, NB Media Co-op, April 16, 2008..

1. Middle River Headwaters
2. Little River

Pabineau River Composite

Soil Samples taken by the UNBI on or near the Pabineau First Nation Community:IN: Environmental Contamination Related to Significant Health Issues Among First Nations in New Brunswick

Location Along Railroad
Lead
(ppm)
Zinc
(ppm)
Arsenic
(ppm)
Copper
(ppm)
Between Pabineau + Brunswick Mines Crossing Rte 430 1,890 5,670 46 197
Parallel to Rte 430 1,180 1,850 26 197
Past Pabineau crossing Rte 430 444 1,120
Forty Mile Brook

Otter Brook Composite

Forty Four Mile Brook

Moody Brook Composite

Portage Brook Composite

South Branch Nepisiguit River

The South Branch Nepisiguit River, with 62% of the land base covered in Crown forest less than 35 years old, is the most critically affected watershed in the province.


Little South Branch Nepisiguit River

Nepisiguit River Headwaters