News From The River

News From The River

Underwater Cleanup in the Reedy River

Underwater Cleanup in the Reedy River

Friends of the Reedy River is excited to be partnering with CONSOR Engineers and the City of Greenville for an underwater cleanup in the hard-to-reach areas of the Reedy River on April 23rd! Using specialized diving equipment, CONSOR’s dive team will remove debris in the water, targeting seemingly impossible to access locations along the river that have never been cleaned up. Read More »

FoRR is Seeking to Activate Citizen Scientists from Travelers Rest to Greenwood

FoRR is Seeking to Activate Citizen Scientists from Travelers Rest to Greenwood

FoRR has been actively monitoring water quality and ecological habitat throughout the Reedy River watershed for two years. More assistance is needed to collect citizen science data from Travelers Rest all the way to Lake Greenwood, where the Reedy meets the Saluda River. Olivia Dunn, Watershed Scientist, has created an interactive map of available monitoring locations along the Reedy River to guide new volunteers in finding safe sites where data is needed for the organization’s education, advocacy, and river work. Find your perfect monitoring location at: bit.ly/reedymonitoringmap Read More »

See the latest Water Quality Data from the FoRR Monitoring Team!

See the latest Water Quality Data from the FoRR Monitoring Team!

Once per month, the FoRR Monitoring Team tests water quality at three sites along the Reedy River. See the latest water quality data obtained from their most recent outing on April 16, 2021. Read More »

Rose Ball Restoration

Rose Ball Restoration

New restoration work along the Reedy River, thanks to a generous grant from the Rose Ball! Read More »

Stream Bank Failures in Greenville County, SC

Stream Bank Failures in Greenville County, SC

FoRR intern, Libby Dixon of Furman University, asked the public to report failing stream banks to help us track how much & where our streams are being damaged by development, imperviousness, and large storms. The results showed that the majority of recorded failing banks are on private land and that the County water quality monitoring systems may not be picking up on all abnormalities. Read More »

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