Baykeeper cancels event due to high bacteria levels on Fly Creek and thunderstorms in the forecast.
Under the terms of the partnership, Baykeeper staff will sample bacteria levels from Magnolia River on a minimum weekly basis from now through the end of September.
Three test results from ADEM (which we have solely relied on in the past) and our most updated tests show bacteria levels are now SAFE for swimming. Racer safety is our top priority and we would NOT go forth with the swim if we didn’t feel confident in these results.
Though millions of Alabamians are ready for summer outdoor recreation, their nearby sewage treatment facilities may not be. Alabama still lacks comprehensive regulations for minimum standards of public notification when sewage spills occur.
Mobile Baykeeper's detailed pollution report highlights coal ash pollution and dam safety concerns at Alabama Power's Plant Barry on the Mobile River
Preliminary groundwater data shows high levels of pollutants at Alabama Power’s Plant Barry, a 600-acre coal ash pond located adjacent to the Mobile River in North Mobile County.
Mobile Baykeeper has discovered additional violations against Daphne Utilities after filing a lawsuit against the utility on December 19, 2017.
The utility has failed to comply with its permit by falsely reporting, failing to report, and underreporting sewer spills into local rivers, creeks, and bays.
Funding will enable Baykeeper to expand watershed education and monitoring program into South Mobile County at Alma Bryant High School.
Funding will enable Baykeeper to expand watershed education and monitoring program into Baldwin County at Fairhope High School.