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(ˌwɔ təˈri, ˌwɒt ə-)

a river in South Carolina, the lower portion of the Catawba River, joining with the Congaree River to form the Santee River. ab. 300 mi. (480 km) long.
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But, while Palatka's Syler Prince certainly got all that good stuff from his father, Bassmaster Elite Series pro Cliff Prince, it was his advice on the sport's mental game that led the 7th-grader to the The Bass Federation (TBF)'s Junior National Championship on South Carolina's Lake Wateree.
South of the park, the Congaree River meets the Wateree and together, as the Santee River, they flow nearly 150 miles to the Atlantic Ocean.
The Carolina Backcountry Venture: Tradition, Capital, and Circumstance in the Development of Camden and the Wateree Valley, 1740-1810
Employees working beside inmates from Wateree River Correctional Institution in Rembert filled and distributed over 55,000 30-pound sandbags and 360 2,000-pound sandbags that were used to shore up broken dams around the state.
Also consider: Set in the forested floodplain of the Congaree and Wateree Rivers 115 miles inland from Charleston, South Carolina, Congaree National Park (free; NPS.gov/Cong) is best explored by kayak or canoe.
Since then, nearly 72,000 robust redhorse were distributed between locations in the state's Broad and Wateree rivers.
It so happened, their size was perfect for the smallish boats used regularly to hunt ducks on the Wateree River.
Groups under study include the Cherokee, divided into three groups of Lower Town, Middle Town and Upper Town, and Midlands region tribes such as Catawba, Cheraw, Congaree, Wateree, Waxhaw, Sugaree, and coastal groups such as the Cusabo, Sewee, Santee, Pee Dee, Waccamaw, Winyah, Wando and Sampit.
Alleged violations at the Lugoff facility include discharges to the Wateree River that exceeded permitted limits for many of the contaminants of concern under the Clean Water Act.
The Catawba River runs from North Carolina's Blue Ridge Mountains into South Carolina, where it becomes the Wateree River and then the Santee River, before flowing into the Atlantic Ocean.
"Cowasee Basin: The Green Heart of South Carolina" is a collection of photography and text surrounding the beautiful natural history and American history surrounding the Congaree, Wateree, and Santee Rivers, of Cowasee Basin.