WWALS Watershed Coalition

WWALS Watershed Coalition, Inc. (WWALS) is Suwannee RIVERKEEPER® WWALS 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.

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Lowering the boom at Sugar Creek 2022-01-23 [Up]

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[Boom and preparations]
Boom and preparations

Before

[3/4 inch sissel rope and 4 inch flexible drain pipe]
3/4 inch sissel rope and 4 inch flexible drain pipe

Site

[Pile of logs with trash]
Pile of logs with trash

GOPRO 360

[Preparing]
Preparing

[Deploying]
Deploying

[Boom across]
Boom across

Across

[Boom, 11:53:05, 30.8623616, -83.3185051]
Boom, 11:53:05, 30.8623616, -83.3185051

Creek

[Upstream, 11:53:08, 30.8623616, -83.3185051]
Upstream, 11:53:08, 30.8623616, -83.3185051

[Downstream, 11:53:10, 30.8623616, -83.3185051]
Downstream, 11:53:10, 30.8623616, -83.3185051

Trashjam

[Green ball trash, 11:58:12, 30.8632783, -83.3190173]
Green ball trash, 11:58:12, 30.8632783, -83.3190173

[Distant, 11:56:59, 30.8632782, -83.3190360]
Distant, 11:56:59, 30.8632782, -83.3190360

Withlacoochee River

[Trash already washed downstream, 12:06:34, 30.8641817, -83.3199090]
Trash already washed downstream, 12:06:34, 30.8641817, -83.3199090

[Water quite high into pasture, 12:06:37, 30.8641817, -83.3199090]
Water quite high into pasture, 12:06:37, 30.8641817, -83.3199090

[River flowing in front of horse barn, 12:06:45, 30.8641817, -83.3199090]
River flowing in front of horse barn, 12:06:45, 30.8641817, -83.3199090

Sugar Creek

[Confluence, 12:07:14, 30.8642187, -83.3200602]
Confluence, 12:07:14, 30.8642187, -83.3200602

[Sycamores, 12:10:39, 30.8629300, -83.3189072]
Sycamores, 12:10:39, 30.8629300, -83.3189072

[Sycamore context, 12:10:48, 30.8629300, -83.3189072]
Sycamore context, 12:10:48, 30.8629300, -83.3189072

Rope and pipe

[Nessie, 12:12:28, 30.8625878, -83.3187734]
Nessie, 12:12:28, 30.8625878, -83.3187734

[Boom across Sugar Creek, 12:12:24, 30.8625878, -83.3187734]
Boom across Sugar Creek, 12:12:24, 30.8625878, -83.3187734

[Distant boom, 12:12:21, 30.8625878, -83.3187734]
Distant boom, 12:12:21, 30.8625878, -83.3187734

GOPRO 360

[Suwannee Riverkeeper setting up]
Suwannee Riverkeeper setting up

[Dr. Tom Potter with pipe and rope]
Dr. Tom Potter with pipe and rope

[Bobby McKenzie, Dr. Potter, John S. Quarterman ready to deploy boom]
Bobby McKenzie, Dr. Potter, John S. Quarterman ready to deploy boom

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