Daily Archives: August 4, 2023

Clean rivers, filthy creeks 2023-08-03

Crawford Branch above Valdosta was above the one-time test limit for E. coli, and Sugar Creek which drains most of Valdosta was even higher, above the alert limit, in WWALS sampling for Thursday.

But the Withlacoochee and Alapaha Rivers tested good.

More WWALS volunteer water quality testers reported this week, but we are still short-handed. Maybe you’d like to become a WWALS tester; please fill out this form:

No new sewage spills have been reported in the Suwannee River Basin in Georgia or Florida.

Rain fell hard today, but only briefly, so most of the rivers are probably OK for fishing, swimming and boating this weekend.

Maybe you’d like to join us tomorrow morning on Yes Another Cleanup Knights Ferry to Nankin, Withlacoochee River 2023-08-05. Continue reading

WWALS at Hahira Honeybee Festival 2023-10-06-07

Update 2023-10-07: Pictures: Hahira Honeybee Friday 2023-10-06.

Join us with 30,000 of our closest friends at the Hahira Honeybee Festival.

WWALS members can help at the booth Friday and Saturday, and maybe be in the parade on Saturday!

[WWALS Booth and in parade at Hahira Honeybee 2022, and Honeybee Linemen 2023]
WWALS Booth and in parade at Hahira Honeybee 2022 and Honeybee Linemen 2023

That’s in Hahira, Georgia, population 3,384, between the Little River at Folsom Bridge and the Withlacoochee River at Hagan Bridge on the WWALS Withlacoochee and Little River Water Trail, which Hahira supports with a resolution. Continue reading