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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River Reads

River Reads

Knowledge is power, and what better way to gain knowledge than to read a book (or 5)! We surveyed our staff and some of our board members to what conservation-minded books influenced their career or their opinion on our natural world. Check out what some of them had...

Septic Tank 101

Septic Tank 101

What are Septic Tanks?Septic systems are underground wastewater treatment structures, commonly used in rural areas without centralized sewer systems. To treat wastewater from residential plumbing produced by bathrooms, kitchen drains, and laundry, they combine nature...

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