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Mission Charleston Waterkeeper defends protects and restores your Cooper Ashley Wando and Stono Rivers through boots on the water programs and data driven advocacy Our goal is to protect the public s fundamental right to clean healthy water DEFENDING PROTECTING RESTORING Water quality monitoring Marine Pumpouts Stewardship Training Waterway Watchdog Volunteer Corps Are you a Keeper Clean Water Campaigns We all share a responsibility to protect the health of our local waterways A keeper knows it takes action and understands the need to empower a defender to speak for and protect our harbor rivers and tidal creeks 2016 empower your waterkeeper to be STRONG Join the Pier Head circle with a 3 year pledge SUSTAINABLE Defend your waterways all year long with a recurring monthly contribution Contact Us P O Box 29 Charleston SC 29402 PHONE 843 607 3390 EMAIL info charlestonwaterkeeper org WEBSITE www charlestonwaterkeeper org SOCIAL instagram com chaswaterkeeper twitter com chaswaterkeeper MEMBER POWERED Support your community and your waterways Visit imakeeper org today KEEPER S LOG facebook com charleston waterkeeper
Mission Charleston Waterkeeper defends, protects, and restores your Cooper, Ashley, Wando, and Stono Rivers through boots-...
Making Waves in 2016 Volunteer Corps engages waterway stewards to perform cleanups oyster reef builds and outreach Here s a look at what our programs and campaigns accomplished for your waterways over the past year Cleaned 5 657 pounds of trash and debris from local tidal creeks marsh and rivers restoring habitat for fish shellfish and wildlife Water Quality Monitoring tests bacteria levels at popular recreational spots and reports data to the public and state health officials Issued 26 water quality alerts to keep the public informed of unsafe swimming conditions Our community is special Each of us has a unique connection to our harbor rivers and tidal creeks We fish swim sail surf boat kite paddle and float Our local waterways are the essence of our community and afford us a unique and special way of life intertwined with their health Your Waterways Your Waterkeeper Our Responsibility The health of our waterways and our community s special water connected way of life are under threat Intense and aggressive growth Outdated drainage practices Stewardship Training educates and inspires the next generation of Charleston s waterway stewards Trained 1 038 kids as Charleston s next generation of waterway leaders and stewards Defeated an effort by out of state lobbyists to bar South Carolina s local communities from fighting plastic pollution as they see fit Organized a coalition of citizens government conservation and business groups to combat the impact of plastic pollution in local waterways Marine Pumpouts removes sewage from local waterways with a free mobile pumpout service Polluted floodwater Weak environmental protections Clean Water Campaigns defends Charleston s waterways from threats when they arise Waterway Watchdog holds polluters accountable for compliance with environmental laws Irresponsible use and abuse of tidal creeks and rivers In the face of these threats Charleston Waterkeeper stands as a defender of our waterways and a champion for our special way of life Held state and local officials accountable for cleaning up Shem Creek s bacteria problems Challenged the state to upgrade tidal creek and beach water quality standards to better protect the public s health Removed 39 863 gallons of marine sewage from Charleston s waterways Work featured in Post and Courier Live 5 News Charleston Magazine Mount Pleasant Magazine South Carolina Public Radio Ohm Radio ABC News 4
Making Waves in 2016  Volunteer Corps     engages waterway stewards to perform cleanups, oyster reef builds, and outreach ...
Making Waves in 2016 Volunteer Corps engages waterway stewards to perform cleanups oyster reef builds and outreach Here s a look at what our programs and campaigns accomplished for your waterways over the past year Cleaned 5 657 pounds of trash and debris from local tidal creeks marsh and rivers restoring habitat for fish shellfish and wildlife Water Quality Monitoring tests bacteria levels at popular recreational spots and reports data to the public and state health officials Issued 26 water quality alerts to keep the public informed of unsafe swimming conditions Our community is special Each of us has a unique connection to our harbor rivers and tidal creeks We fish swim sail surf boat kite paddle and float Our local waterways are the essence of our community and afford us a unique and special way of life intertwined with their health Your Waterways Your Waterkeeper Our Responsibility The health of our waterways and our community s special water connected way of life are under threat Intense and aggressive growth Outdated drainage practices Stewardship Training educates and inspires the next generation of Charleston s waterway stewards Trained 1 038 kids as Charleston s next generation of waterway leaders and stewards Defeated an effort by out of state lobbyists to bar South Carolina s local communities from fighting plastic pollution as they see fit Organized a coalition of citizens government conservation and business groups to combat the impact of plastic pollution in local waterways Marine Pumpouts removes sewage from local waterways with a free mobile pumpout service Polluted floodwater Weak environmental protections Clean Water Campaigns defends Charleston s waterways from threats when they arise Waterway Watchdog holds polluters accountable for compliance with environmental laws Irresponsible use and abuse of tidal creeks and rivers In the face of these threats Charleston Waterkeeper stands as a defender of our waterways and a champion for our special way of life Held state and local officials accountable for cleaning up Shem Creek s bacteria problems Challenged the state to upgrade tidal creek and beach water quality standards to better protect the public s health Removed 39 863 gallons of marine sewage from Charleston s waterways Work featured in Post and Courier Live 5 News Charleston Magazine Mount Pleasant Magazine South Carolina Public Radio Ohm Radio ABC News 4
Making Waves in 2016  Volunteer Corps     engages waterway stewards to perform cleanups, oyster reef builds, and outreach ...
Making Waves in 2016 Volunteer Corps engages waterway stewards to perform cleanups oyster reef builds and outreach Here s a look at what our programs and campaigns accomplished for your waterways over the past year Cleaned 5 657 pounds of trash and debris from local tidal creeks marsh and rivers restoring habitat for fish shellfish and wildlife Water Quality Monitoring tests bacteria levels at popular recreational spots and reports data to the public and state health officials Issued 26 water quality alerts to keep the public informed of unsafe swimming conditions Our community is special Each of us has a unique connection to our harbor rivers and tidal creeks We fish swim sail surf boat kite paddle and float Our local waterways are the essence of our community and afford us a unique and special way of life intertwined with their health Your Waterways Your Waterkeeper Our Responsibility The health of our waterways and our community s special water connected way of life are under threat Intense and aggressive growth Outdated drainage practices Stewardship Training educates and inspires the next generation of Charleston s waterway stewards Trained 1 038 kids as Charleston s next generation of waterway leaders and stewards Defeated an effort by out of state lobbyists to bar South Carolina s local communities from fighting plastic pollution as they see fit Organized a coalition of citizens government conservation and business groups to combat the impact of plastic pollution in local waterways Marine Pumpouts removes sewage from local waterways with a free mobile pumpout service Polluted floodwater Weak environmental protections Clean Water Campaigns defends Charleston s waterways from threats when they arise Waterway Watchdog holds polluters accountable for compliance with environmental laws Irresponsible use and abuse of tidal creeks and rivers In the face of these threats Charleston Waterkeeper stands as a defender of our waterways and a champion for our special way of life Held state and local officials accountable for cleaning up Shem Creek s bacteria problems Challenged the state to upgrade tidal creek and beach water quality standards to better protect the public s health Removed 39 863 gallons of marine sewage from Charleston s waterways Work featured in Post and Courier Live 5 News Charleston Magazine Mount Pleasant Magazine South Carolina Public Radio Ohm Radio ABC News 4
Making Waves in 2016  Volunteer Corps     engages waterway stewards to perform cleanups, oyster reef builds, and outreach ...
Mission Charleston Waterkeeper defends protects and restores your Cooper Ashley Wando and Stono Rivers through boots on the water programs and data driven advocacy Our goal is to protect the public s fundamental right to clean healthy water DEFENDING PROTECTING RESTORING Water quality monitoring Marine Pumpouts Stewardship Training Waterway Watchdog Volunteer Corps Are you a Keeper Clean Water Campaigns We all share a responsibility to protect the health of our local waterways A keeper knows it takes action and understands the need to empower a defender to speak for and protect our harbor rivers and tidal creeks 2016 empower your waterkeeper to be STRONG Join the Pier Head circle with a 3 year pledge SUSTAINABLE Defend your waterways all year long with a recurring monthly contribution Contact Us P O Box 29 Charleston SC 29402 PHONE 843 607 3390 EMAIL info charlestonwaterkeeper org WEBSITE www charlestonwaterkeeper org SOCIAL instagram com chaswaterkeeper twitter com chaswaterkeeper MEMBER POWERED Support your community and your waterways Visit imakeeper org today KEEPER S LOG facebook com charleston waterkeeper
Mission Charleston Waterkeeper defends, protects, and restores your Cooper, Ashley, Wando, and Stono Rivers through boots-...
Mission Charleston Waterkeeper defends protects and restores your Cooper Ashley Wando and Stono Rivers through boots on the water programs and data driven advocacy Our goal is to protect the public s fundamental right to clean healthy water DEFENDING PROTECTING RESTORING Water quality monitoring Marine Pumpouts Stewardship Training Waterway Watchdog Volunteer Corps Are you a Keeper Clean Water Campaigns We all share a responsibility to protect the health of our local waterways A keeper knows it takes action and understands the need to empower a defender to speak for and protect our harbor rivers and tidal creeks 2016 empower your waterkeeper to be STRONG Join the Pier Head circle with a 3 year pledge SUSTAINABLE Defend your waterways all year long with a recurring monthly contribution Contact Us P O Box 29 Charleston SC 29402 PHONE 843 607 3390 EMAIL info charlestonwaterkeeper org WEBSITE www charlestonwaterkeeper org SOCIAL instagram com chaswaterkeeper twitter com chaswaterkeeper MEMBER POWERED Support your community and your waterways Visit imakeeper org today KEEPER S LOG facebook com charleston waterkeeper
Mission Charleston Waterkeeper defends, protects, and restores your Cooper, Ashley, Wando, and Stono Rivers through boots-...