Yesterday evening at 7:12 PM we got a Health Alert for the Withlacoochee River from Madison Health.
I informed them Friday evening of the WWALS test results for Thursday
showing bad water quality at Knights Ferry, Nankin, and State Line Boat Ramps.
No new sewage spills have been reported in Georgia or Florida,
although you can see an old one peeking in from the left on the chart:
High Springs 500-gallon sewage spill, mostly cleaned up 2022-07-07.
Meanwhile, there was heavy rain Sunday on both sides of Brooks County, Georgia:
2.19″ on the west at Dixie, and 1.57″ on the east on the Withlacoochee River at US 84.
So it’s likely there was heavy rain across Brooks County,
which quite likely washed more cattle manure into Okapilco Creek and then into the Withlacoochee River. Continue reading →