South Atlantic Water Science Center

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 Georgia Environmental Protection Division

The Georgia Environmental Protection Division (GAEPD) helps provide Georgia's citizens with clean air, clean water, healthy lives and productive land by assuring compliance with environmental laws and by assisting others to do their part for a better environment.

Link to the Georgia Conservancy

The Georgia Conservancy is a catalyst for the stewardship of our natural environment through education, principled advocacy, and inclusive decision-making in order to make Georgia a premier environmental state.

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

Trust for Public Lands home page
The Trust for Public Lands (Georgia) - Land conservation is central to TPL's mission. Founded in 1972, the Trust for Public Land is the only national nonprofit working exclusively to protect land for human enjoyment and well-being. TPL helps conserve land for recreation and spiritual nourishment and to improve the health and quality of life of American communities.

USGS home page
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.