South Atlantic Water Science Center

Due to a lapse in appropriations, sampling for Bacterialert has been temporarily discontinued. Additionally, USGS will not be able to respond to inquiries until appropriations are enacted. For more information, please see

Chattahoochee River BacteriAlert: Partners in the project

The Chattahoochee Riverway BacteriALERT is a cooperative project between a number of Federal and State agencies and citizen groups:

Link to the National Park Service

The National Park Service preserves unimpaired the natural and cultural resources and values of the national park system for the enjoyment, education, and inspiration of this and future generations. The Park Service cooperates with partners to extend the benefits of natural and cultural resource conservation and outdoor recreation throughout this country and the world.

Public Law 95-344 (1978) creating the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area, states, "The Congress finds the natural, scenic, recreational, historic, and other values of a forty-eight-mile segment of the Chattahoochee River and certain adjoining lands in the State of Georgia from Buford Dam downstream to Peachtree Creek are of special national significance, and that such values should be preserved and protected from developments and uses which would substantially impair or destroy them. For more information contact the Superintendent at (770) 399-8074.

Link to Chattahoochee Riverkeeper

The Chattahoochee Riverkeeper is a nonprofit environmental advocacy organization committed to the restoration and protection of the Chattahoochee River, its tributaries, and watershed. Founded in 1994, Riverkeeper has 4,500 members throughout the Chattahoochee River watershed, and uses advocacy, education, research, communication, cooperation, monitoring and legal actions to achieve its mission. For more information visit our Web site at

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper
3 Puritan Mill
916 Joseph Lowery Blvd.
Atlanta, GA 30318
Phone: (404) 352-9828 ext. 16
FAX: (404) 352-8676

Cobb County Water System, GA logo

Cobb County Water System: The Water System as an agency of Cobb County Government is a utility operation responsible for water distribution, wastewater collection and treatment, and stormwater management.

City of Roswell, GA logo

City of Roswell, GA: Water Utility is proud to serve approximately 5,600 customers. The City operates the Roswell Water Treatment Plant, which is capable of producing 3.3 million gallons of water per day and maintains 89 miles of distribution waterline mains in order to get the highest quality water delivered to the customer.

Chattahoochee Parks Conservancy logo

The Chattahoochee Parks Conservancy(CPC) is the official friends group for the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA), a series of fifteen park units along 48 miles of the Chattahoochee River in metro Atlanta. Our mission is to build a community of support for the CRNRA and promote stewardship of its natural and cultural resources. Join us today!

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The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) monitors water conditions throughout Georgia and the United States. The state of Georgia is part of the South Atlantic Water Science Center.