Update 2022-07-06: Withlacoochee River water quality good again 2022-07-03.
By WWALS samples Friday and Saturday, the Withlacoochee River appears clean from State Line Boat Ramp downstream, with tests also at Florida Campsites and Cleary’s Bluff between Allen Ramp and the Confluence.
Upstream at GA 133, it’s still bad. Possibly some of Valdosta’s Thursday sewage spill is still seeping into the river, or we’re just seeing residual contamination from that or from whatever got into the river from upstream of US 41 before that spill.
Around the corner at Troupville Boat Ramp on the Little River, that’s OK.
There was quite a bit of rain in Colquitt County on Okapilco Creek, so more cattle manure may wash down from there.
Where all that previous contamination went is Continue reading