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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Are Coosa anglers adequately informed about fish consumption advisories?
With our 2022 Creel Survey now underway, we wanted to share our most recent survey analysis. This analysis was done using combined data from our 2020 & 2021 creel surveys, specifically of anglers who eat fish from the Coosa. To quantify this subgroup, that’s about...
Unprecedented Analysis Reveals PFAS Contamination in the Coosa River Shows Shocking Levels of Contamination
Today, Waterkeeper Alliance released a groundbreaking new analysis of American waterways that sounds the alarm on a PFAS pollution emergency. In a test of 114 waterways from across the country, 83% were found to contain at least one type of PFAS—dangerous per- and...
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