Suwannee Riverkeeper and WWALS work for fishable, swimmable, drinkable water in all 10,000 square miles of the Suwannee River Basin and Estuary.
But how big is that, compared to what? Other river systems, states, cities, territories?
The Basin covers 9,950 square miles, plus some harder-to-estimate land and water area for the Estuary. See How big are WWALS Watersheds?
|Upper Suwannee River||1,904||816||2,720|
|Lower Suwannee River||0||1,590||1,590|
|Santa Fe River||0||1,400||1,400|
|Suwannee River Basin||5,720||4,230||9,950|
So 10,000 square miles is a good guess for the total land area.
The Suwannee River Basin is one of the larger ones hereabouts, but far from the largest. Continue reading