Category: Advocacy & Protection

By Brandon Jones, Catawba Riverkeeper On November 12th, heavy rainfall across the basin resulted in record flooding, property damage, and fatalities. Parts of the basin experienced similar flooding in February of this year and inContinue reading

*Above photo is of a permitted sand mining discharge on the Catawba River near Morganton. By Catawba Riverkeeper Brandon Jones  Did you know there are permits to discharge liquid waste into waterways?  As part ofContinue reading

The CLT Future 2020 Competition sponsored by Catawba Research came to a close Tuesday evening, October 13. In the final on-stage event, 5 finalists presented their ideas for solving local environmental problems. Each of theContinue reading

On Saturday, October 3, more than 1,300 volunteers spent their morning cleaning up local lakes and streams. They worked across the basin from 41 different sites. From the NC mountains to Lake Wateree, a hugeContinue reading

Catawba Riverkeeper is proud to announce the State of the River Report! Purpose Provide the public with a consolidated assessment of the river’s health Create a framework for tracking changes over time   Assimilate data fromContinue reading