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?
Rivers and Districts
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
It turns out Valdosta can schedule a workshop for elected officials to meet with the Valdosta City Council, as the the dozen downstream Florida counties previously requested.
Emma Wheeler, WCTV, 7 March 2019, Task force looks to curb Valdosta sewage spills,
VALDOSTA, Ga. (WCTV) — Communities continue to push for more
prevention of spills at Valdosta’s wastewater treatment system.
Several North Florida counties down the river from Valdosta formed a
task force last year to try and protect local waterways. The group
is now hoping the states can step in to help.
Counties across North Florida and South Georgia are making it a
priority to protect the rivers. The task force has passed a