Category: Pollution

*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

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 has wrapped up our Swim Guide Program for 2020.  Our dedicated volunteer boat captains and interns were able to successfully collect 53 samples weekly from Lake James, Lake Hickory, Lake Norman, Mountain Island Lake as well as LakeContinue reading

$10 raised = 1 bag of trash collected We’re getting trash out of our waterways and raising money for Catawba Riverkeeper at the same time! Participants in the Dirty Money Challenge will ask their friends and familyContinue reading

By Catawba Riverkeeper Brandon Jones Did you know there are permits to discharge liquid waste into waterways? As part of the 1972 Clean Water Act, the National Pollution Discharge Elimination System or NPDES was created.Continue reading