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Agenda, WWALS Quarterly Board Meeting 2017-10-22

Draft Agenda
WWALS Quarterly Board Meeting
2-4PM, Sunday, 22 October 2017
Wooden Nickel, 3269 Inner Perimeter Rd, Valdosta, GA 31602

Kayak raffle, paddle races, songwriting contest, festivals, water trails, water quality monitoring, pipelines, phosphate mines, and more.

All WWALS members, especially committee members, are invited to attend, as is the general public.

WWALS logo All WWALS Board Members are expected to attend in person or by telephone.
The more done on the board list, the less time we’ll have to spend on them in this meeting.

Board Members:

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WWALS Board Meeting Rescheduled 2017-10-22

Due to too many events this weekend, the WWALS board has rescheduled its quarterly meeting to a week later:

When: 2PM, Sunday, October 22, 2017

Where: Wooden Nickel Pub, 3269 Inner Perimeter Rd, Valdosta, GA 31602

Who: The public is invited for discussions of everything WWALS and Suwannee Riverkeeper do.

Event: facebook, meetup

Edited

Stay tuned for an agenda.

 -jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®

You can join this fun and work by becoming a WWALS member today!

Irma sewage spills from Lowndes County 2017-09-12

Received 28 September 2017 from Lowndes County Utilities Director Steve Stalvey:

Google Map by WWALS.net,
See interactive google map.

John,

This is the information I sent to the State concerning the spills related to Irma on Tuesday 9-12-17. Continue reading

SWIM Plan Meeting, Live Oak 2017-10-03

Nitrates, agriculture, and silviculture were already in, and sewage, phosphate mines, and the Floridan Aquifer got added yesterday afternoon in Live Oak in public comments on updates to SRWMD’s SWIM Plans, plus new SRWMD E.D. Hugh Thomas spoke.

Audience with back of Hugh Thomas, Coastal Rivers Basin Presentation

Thanks to presenter Tom Singleton, the slides presented are on the WWALS website. Here are a few notes and pictures.

Floridan Aquifer

Merrillee Malwitz-Jipson of Sierra Club Florida noted Continue reading

WWALS @ Hahira Honeybee Festival 2017-10-06-7

At the WWALS booth at the 36th Annual Hahira Honeybee Festival, we will be talking about water trails, paddle outings, holding poluters accountable, and making sure that water in our area is swimmable, fishable, drinkable. Come help us spread the water word.

When: 9AM-6PM, Friday and Saturday, 6,7 October 2017

Where: West Main Street, Hahira, Georgia

Event: facebook, meetup

Amy, Sarah, Gretchen, Scotti, 13:46:36,, Saunders Park

 -jsq, John S. Quarterman, Suwannee RIVERKEEPER®

You can join this fun and work by becoming a WWALS member today!

Pictures: WWALS @ South Georgia Pride 2017-09-16

Fun was had by all at the WWALS booth at South Georgia Pride, in Saunders Park, Valdosta, Georgia, September 16, 2017. Plus we saw the remains of an artesian spring. Here are pictures plus a google map.

Sarah ready with treats, 14:26:49,, Froggy toss game

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Lowndes County Force Main Spill 2017-09-23

Lowndes County (not Valdosta) spilled sewage Saturday that may have reached the Withlacoochee River. The county also had “several” lift station spills during Tropical Storm Irma.

Google Map, Val Tech Road
Google map, Val Tech Road.

After tonight’s Lowndes County Commission Regular Session, I asked Utilities Director Steve Stalvey whether the county had spilled any sewage this month. He said yes, Saturday (September 23, 2017), about 25,000 gallons from the force main on Val Tech Road. He said it was due to Continue reading