Catawba Riverkeeper in Greater Charlotte Biz

The December issue of Greater Charlotte Biz featured the issues facing the Catawba-Wateree River and the role of the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation in addressing those issues.

 As the primary source of drinking water for the region, a hub of recreation, and key raw material for many business, the Catawba-Wateree River is critical to the economy of the Charlotte region.  The December issue of Greater Charlotte Biz focuses on some of the challenges facing the Catawba-Wateree River and the role of the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation in protecting this essential resource.


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Greater Charlotte Biz - December 2013 feature on CRF - pages 12-13

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Help protect your River! 

Tell your Riverkeeper if you see:

  • Sewage Overflows
  • Failure to control sediment from construction sites
  • Illegal clearing of buffer areas
  • Fish kills 
  • Unpermitted discharges
  • Other issues that concern you

Click here to fill out a pollution reportor to report water pollution to Catawba Riverkeeper by phone, call 1-888-679-9494 or 704-679-9494.  In addition, to informing your Riverkeeper, you should also report spills or contamination to federal, state and local environmental officials.

To report South Carolina water pollution call 1-888-481-0125.

To report North Carolina spills or fish kills, call your local regional Department of Environment & Natural Resources office during normal business hours (704-663-1699 for most Catawba basin areas or (828) 296-4500 for Burke, Caldwell, McDowell and other mountain counties) or 800-858-0368 after hours.  (For more information on NC spill reporting, click here)

715 N. Church St., Suite 120 . Charlotte, NC 28202 . Phone: 704.679.9494 . Fax: 704.679.9559