Keeping Watch Over Our Waters Since 2010

Our organization works to answer the simple questions like “is it safe to swim?”, “are the fish safe to eat?”, and “what can I do to make the Coosa healthier for my community?” to ensure the public is aware of issues that impact the river, recreation, public health, and property value.

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Coosa Riverkeeper’s mission is to protect, restore, and promote the Coosa River and its tributaries. We are a citizen-based nonprofit organization working to improve water quality, protect valuable habitat, and promote recreation and public health along the Coosa River in Alabama. We patrol the waterways, educate the public, and advocate for the river. Coosa Riverkeeper is a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt organization.

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Lawsuit Launched to Address Sewage Overflows

Lawsuit Launched to Address Sewage Overflows

GADSDEN, Ala.— Conservation and community groups filed a formal notice today of their intent to sue the city of Gadsden, Alabama for years of Clean Water Act violations by the city’s wastewater-treatment system. The city’s failure to properly maintain its system...

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