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Beat the heat this evening with a nice cold pint at the Save Our Water Pint Nigh...

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 14:25
Beat the heat this evening with a nice cold pint at the Save Our Water Pint Night... You'll also be supporting our work fighting for Clean Water & Healthy Rivers.



This Saturday is the Summer Celebration of Water at Riverfront Park. It's a gre...

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 12:33
This Saturday is the Summer Celebration of Water at Riverfront Park. It's a great event with lots of fun activities. We'll be there doing environmental education so be sure to stop by the Congaree Riverkeeper tent.

Also, they're still looking for volunteers for the Paddlesport Area, so paddlers please sign up... https://www.eventbrite.com/e/summer-celebration-of-water-paddlesport-area-volunteer-sign-up-tickets-12335230005?ref=esfb


Summer Celebration of Water
www.summercelebrationofwater.com
The City of Columbia, Lexington County and Richland County are excited to announce the fifth annual Summer Celebration of Water Festival! Our stormwater teams will host this free family friendly event at Riverfront Park in Columbia on August 23, 2014!

Give of your livers to save our rivers! Join us this Thursday at The Whig for a...

Mon, 08/18/2014 - 16:24
Give of your livers to save our rivers! Join us this Thursday at The Whig for a Save Our Water pint night.



If you didn't get our last newsletter, here's a short article about the proposed...

Wed, 08/13/2014 - 12:08
If you didn't get our last newsletter, here's a short article about the proposed Lower Richland Sewer Project... a project vital to improving water quality in Cedar Creek and addressing several Clean Water Act violators.


Lower Richland Sewer Project | Congaree Riverkeeper
congareeriverkeeper.org
Over the last month Richland County has held several public meetings to discuss their plans to expand sewer service to the lower portion of the county. This plan, which will be funded primarily through a grant and loan from the USDA’s Rural Development Program, is an important step in addressing fa…

Yesterday I got to spend some time doing field work with researchers at Congaree...

Tue, 08/12/2014 - 12:58
Yesterday I got to spend some time doing field work with researchers at Congaree National Park. We used the Riverkeeper boat to access Butterfly Pond and the Seven Sisters area of the park so they could document historic logging practices and forest composition.


Field Work at Congaree National Park
Yesterday I got to spend some time doing field work with researchers at Congaree National Park. We used the Riverkeeper boat to access Butterfly Pond and the Seven Sisters area of the park so they could document historic logging practices and forest composition.

Want to help shape how Congaree National Park is managed and protected for the f...

Fri, 08/08/2014 - 13:28
Want to help shape how Congaree National Park is managed and protected for the future? Here's your chance...


Timeline Photos
The National Park Service has prepared a foundation document to guide planning and management of Congaree National Park. The park would like to invite the public to provide input about the document during a 30-day comment period beginning August 1, 2014. The document can be accessed online at http://parkplanning.nps.gov/cong-draftfoundationdoc

Spent the morning with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources doing...

Mon, 08/04/2014 - 16:42
Spent the morning with the South Carolina Department of Natural Resources doing fish sampling on the Broad River.


A new poll of small businesses echoes something we've been saying for a while......

Wed, 07/30/2014 - 14:03
A new poll of small businesses echoes something we've been saying for a while... Clean water is good for businesses and our economy.


Clean Water: Good for Fish, Good for Business
www.tu.org
Poll shows that 71% of small business owners agreed that “clean water is necessary for jobs and a healthy economy.”

Don't forget to post your river photos/videos from this weekend and tag them wit...

Sun, 07/27/2014 - 12:42
Don't forget to post your river photos/videos from this weekend and tag them with #SwimmableWater...