We will work together to protect, preserve and improve water quality in the Reedy River through a plan to reduce nitrogen and phosphorus levels in the river.
RRWQG will evaluate and promote strategies to reduce contaminant loads from our watershed, and create conditions that support living resources and protect human health.
We’ll model, track, report, and verify water quality restoration efforts in an effort to reduce pollutants and keep our river clean.
For a city stream, water can be the enemy.
In Greenville, rain flows down rooftops and across parking lots, slipping across those impervious surfaces, causing the city’s hometown river to rise, sometimes by several feet in the span of a few hours. With it comes trash and tires, lawn fertilizers and bacteria from unscooped dog waste left bankside on sunnier days. [Read more…]