A news article shared on Facebook a few weeks back generated a lot of comments about the Reedy River and its current state. Lynn and Shelby are here to clear up some common misconceptions and to tell us about a group that’s working to improve the Reedy.
Officials from more than 25 local governments, conservation groups and public utilities will be meeting on November 15, 2017 to discuss the future of the Reedy River at the third “Big Tent” event. [Read more…]
When a downtown Greenville portion of the Reedy River turned bright neon green this month, the response was swift and efficient thanks to the continuing efforts of members of the Reedy River Water Quality Group (RRWQG). RRWQG is made up of more than 50 stakeholders, including officials from area counties and cities, Renewable Water Resources (ReWa), community and conservation groups, Clemson University, local citizens, and state and federal agencies. Read Full Article
The RRWQG executive committee met with regulators from the USEPA Region 4 and from SCDHEC August 25, 2017, in Greenville, SC to report the progress of the Group in advancing its schedule toward water quality compliance. Following the three-hour meeting, the six federal and state regulatory agency officials were taken on a walking tour along the Swamp Rabbit Trail of the downtown Reedy River, stopping at the Falls and the County monitoring station. [Read more…]