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Just got done with the City of Columbia sewer system update at the council work...

Tue, 01/27/2015 - 17:46
Just got done with the City of Columbia sewer system update at the council work session. Lots of info in a very short amount of time.


Check out the Free Times take on this year's River Rocks lineup... "Whatever tr...

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 15:46
Check out the Free Times take on this year's River Rocks lineup...

"Whatever tricks Blitzen Trapper pulls out for River Rocks, it won’t be boring."


Blitzen Trapper to Headline Fifth Annual River Rocks Music Festival
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The event, which continues to generate funds for the Congaree Riverkeeper, further bolsters a spring concert calendar that’s dotted with some big national names.

Doug Busbee gave a great presentation on the need to fix South Carolina's surfac...

Thu, 01/22/2015 - 10:19
Doug Busbee gave a great presentation on the need to fix South Carolina's surface water withdrawal law at yesterday's Senate Conservation Briefing.

This is an important issue that we will be working on this year.


Aiken residents ask SC Senate to limit river withdrawals by megafarms | Politics | The State
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Saying they have been vilified by agribusiness interests, a group of rural outdoorsmen asked South Carolina lawmakers Wednesday for help protecting the Edisto River and other waterways from mega-farms that want to siphon water for irrigation.

We are pleased to announce the 2015 Lineup for River Rocks. We can't wait to see...

Wed, 01/21/2015 - 09:46
We are pleased to announce the 2015 Lineup for River Rocks. We can't wait to see you all there on April 11th!

Blitzen Trapper
The Heavy Pets
The Mantras
Mustache Brothers
She Returns From War

Congaree Riverkeeper applauds Bill Stangler who spoke so well today at TedxColum...

Mon, 01/19/2015 - 20:03
Congaree Riverkeeper applauds Bill Stangler who spoke so well today at TedxColumbia ...

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"Water is a common good. These rivers, lakes & streams belong to all of us. This is not a radical idea." - @congareervrkpr

Take a look at this coverage of our lawsuit from WIS TV.

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 18:33
Take a look at this coverage of our lawsuit from WIS TV.


Local organization files federal suit to stop sewage discharge into Saluda River
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Congaree Riverkeeper, represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, filed suit in federal court to stop unlawful sewage discharges into the Saluda River near Columbia.The complaint is direc...

Yesterday Congaree Riverkeeper, represented by the Southern Environmental Law Ce...

Thu, 01/15/2015 - 09:06
Yesterday Congaree Riverkeeper, represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, filed our first Clean Water Act lawsuit.


Congaree Riverkeeper sues over water pollution | Local News | The State
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Alleging years of illegal sewage discharges to the Saluda River, environmentalists filed a federal lawsuit Wednesday in an effort to stop the releases from a Columbia-area wastewater plant.

Following up on a stormwater concern in Cayce we received earlier.

Tue, 01/13/2015 - 14:31
Following up on a stormwater concern in Cayce we received earlier.


We got a lot of rain today, so guess what that means... Another sewer spill. SS...

Mon, 01/12/2015 - 18:15
We got a lot of rain today, so guess what that means... Another sewer spill.

SSO ALERT:

City of Columbia Issues a Sanitary Sewer System Overflow Notification To The Customers near the 5000 block of Brickyard Road

January 12, 2014

The City of Columbia has experienced an overflow of Sanitary Sewer at 5081 Brickyard Road in Richland County.

The City of Columbia Wastewater Division identified the Sanitary Sewer overflow located on Brickyard Road were identified at 14:45 (2:45pm) on January 12, 2014 and entered Crane Creek. Wet Weather conditions led to the overflows in the gravity sewer system.

Please call the City of Columbia for any inquiries concerning this notification at 545-3300.

Curious about what Congaree Riverkeeper did last year? Take a look at our 2014...

Fri, 01/09/2015 - 12:53
Curious about what Congaree Riverkeeper did last year? Take a look at our 2014 Annual Report.


2014 Annual Report | Congaree Riverkeeper
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Last year was a busy one for Congaree Riverkeeper. Take a look at our Annual Report below to see what we have been working on, a snapshot of our financial position, and an update on our Dirty Half Dozen List.

This Saturday is the 15th annual Iceman/Millrace Massacre, and it looks like the...

Mon, 01/05/2015 - 11:49
This Saturday is the 15th annual Iceman/Millrace Massacre, and it looks like the weather will live up to the name this year.

Come out and see some awesome racing on the Lower Saluda!