Category: Pollution

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

Help keep Charlotte creeks beautiful! We’re looking for volunteers to help pick up trash from two of Catawba Riverkeeper’s adopted creeks in Charlotte (Irwin Creek and King Creek). All cleanup supplies (gloves, trash bags, grabbers)Continue reading

Catawba Riverkeeper is recruiting volunteers to serve as Boat Captains for our Summer 2020 Swim Guide program. Catawba Riverkeeper’s Swim Guide program is the only comprehensive testing program on the Catawba that provides timely informationContinue reading