WWALS Watershed Coalition advocates for conservation and stewardship of the Withlacoochee, Willacoochee, Alapaha, Little, Santa Fe, and Suwannee River watersheds in south Georgia and north Florida through education, awareness, environmental monitoring, and citizen activities.
Calls from Atlanta and from downstream in Florida about the
three Valdosta wastewater overflows in February prompted WWALS as the local watershed organization to contact
the City of Valdosta about organizing a presentation to the interested parties.
Valdosta presented less than two weeks later, and brought their entire hierarchy related to this issue, from the mayor on down. Plus Lowndes County, which isn’t even responsible for Valdosta’s wastewater, was represented by their Chairman and a Commissioner.
Valdosta’s slides and the LAKE videos of that meeting of Tuesday 17 March 2015,
you can see many questions were answered, but some are still open. Continue reading →