Chattooga Whitewater News

12/27/2018 2:26:00 PM
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution
North of Rome, Lookout Creek near New England and Chattooga River near Summerville are also expected to flood. This year may be the third wettest on record by the time the big peach drops at Undergrou...

12/20/2018 11:42:00 PM
Fox 5 San Diego
So when they’re on the river heading out to safety, if you hear them start squawking and carrying on in that bird box, it’s the equivalent of hearing a banjo on the Chattooga River to Aintry ...

4/30/2016
Lake & River Promotions
National Window Film Day Shares Valuable Facts with Homeowners and Brings Window Film to Light International Window Film Association Announces April 30th in Recognition of Window Film and its Many Benefits Washington, D.C. – April 11, 2016 – The International Window Film Association (IWFA), a nonprofit…

2/19/2015
Discover Rivers
Fig Buttercup (Ficaria verna, formerly Ranunculus ficaria) is an early-blooming perennial with origins in Europe and northern Africa. It is also called Lesser Celandine, and it is sometimes confused with Marsh Marigold (Caltha palustris). It has apparently been enjoyed in gardens for many years, mostly in the Northeast…

1/9/2015
Lake & River Promotions
Progressive insurance Atlanta Boat Show Drops Anchor at Georgia World Congress Center 2015 event showcases hundreds of new boats and on-water fun, ideal winter destination for Southeast boaters…

9/11/2014
Lake & River Promotions
Here it is! - The grand opening of the Blue Heron Zipline Adventure! The only zipline connecting two states and participants will soar 100 ft over the Chattahoochee River Whitewater Park - the best man-made Whitewater Course in the World - USA Today! Achieving speeds of up to 40mph, thrill seekers will zip over to the…

3/20/2014
Jeff Harris
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3/15/2011
Press Release
Secretary of the Interior Ken Salazar announced today the awarding of more than $13.5 million in competitive grants to 11 states for 16 boating infrastructure projects. The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service awards these grants, which will help fund construction of docks, boat slips and other facilities to support recreational…

3/14/2011
Amy Han
As part of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) ongoing We’re for Water campaign, this year’s Fix a Leak Week—March 14 - 20, 2011—encourages Americans to help put a stop to the more than 1 trillion gallons of water wasted from household leaks each year. Finding and fixing leaks can save the average household…

10/19/2010
Steve Northington
It’s that time of year once again (I hate starting an article with that line) when we all wonder, will we use our boats anymore this year? We wonder, when is it time to winterize? I wonder if it will be a cold winter as last year was? And, worst of all, the most ridiculous one…. I wonder if I hang that 100 watt light bulb…

10/1/2010
Amy Han
EPA's Office of Water launched a new Web clearinghouse of Lake Shoreland Protection Resources, http://water.epa.gov/type/lakes/shoreland.cfm, which provides practitioners with links to key resources to protect and restore fragile lake shorelands and to promote better stewardship by lakeside property owners and others who…

4/20/2010
Jay Embry
The decision to purchase property can be daunting. Purchasing on the water can mean the stakes are even higher. If you have ever dreamed of buying a piece of shoreline for your dream home there are many things that you should consider. Here we present some of the issues that you need to take into account before…

4/8/2010
Boat U.S.
ALEXANDRIA, Va. – This summer, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) will decide on whether to allow a 50% increase in the amount of ethanol in the nation’s gasoline supply, from the current E10 (or containing 10% ethanol) up to E15 (containing 15% ethanol). However, with testing data on the new “mid-level” ethanol…

3/19/2010
Heather Babecki
Heather Babecki - Spookeay Marine, Hanover, AlabamaThe most neglected part of your boat, is often the hull bottom. It might be a ticking time bomb that could lead to a premature end to your boating season and budget.1. A Brief History of Marine FiberglassSome 50 years ago, fiberglass came into wide use in the…

2/14/2010
Bassmaster
Bassmaster Classic (February 19th - 21st)February is not only known for the NFL's Superbowl, but it is known for Bassmaster's Superbowl of bass fishing, the Classic. The 2010 Bassmaster Classic is being held on Lay Lake in Alabama. For those of you that may not know, the field consists…

2/11/2010
Steve Northington
Although the cooling system on your boat shares some of the same features as your car or truck, the systems are actually quite different. For this article, we will use a standard inboard/outboard configuration for discussion. First off, when you are cruising around in your boat, you are riding in one big huge radiator…

1/28/2010
Lakes Online
The NBC news team at KXAN in Austin, TX is reporting that Sea Ray has chosen Lake Travis to be the 2010 AquaPalooza. The exact location on the lake and musical artists have not been announced as they are still being planned.Local Sea Ray dealer Sail & Ski Center recently captured the…

6/29/2009
Watershed Academy
EPA’s Watershed Academy sponsors free Webcasts to help build the capacity of watershed practitioners from around the globe. On Wednesday, July 1, 2009, the Watershed Academy will sponsor the first in a series of Webcasts about the Clean Water Act (CWA). This first Webcast will provide an introduction to the CWA including a…

6/27/2009
Media Relations
With the arrival of peak-boating and boat-selling season, last week, the U.S. Senate passed S. Res. 199, introduced by Senators Herb Kohl (D-Wisc.) and Richard Burr (R-N.C.), declared July 1, 2009 National Boating Day. The resolution recognizes the important role recreational boating and the boating industry play in the…

6/18/2009
Cat McCue
Washington, DC – In a major step toward reversing years of attacks on wetlands and water protections, the Senate Environment and Public Works Committee today passed the Clean Water Restoration Act (S.787) by a 12-7 vote.The bill would clarify the extent of federal protection for all "waters of the United…

6/10/2009
Press Release
Department of the Interior Secretary Ken Salazar today announced that $14.6 million will be awarded to 28 states under the Clean Vessel Act grant program in 2009. The grants will be used to fund the construction and installation of sewage pumpout facilities and floating restrooms, to purchase pumpout boats and provide…

5/13/2009
Jody Ramsey
To maintain and improve outdated water infrastructure and keep our wastewater and drinking water clean and safe, EPA has budgeted $3.9 billion. The funding will support efforts around the country to build and renovate an estimated 1,000 clean water and 700 drinking water infrastructure projects, support green…

5/7/2009
Christine Pomorski
May 7, 2009 – Late yesterday, Congressmen Ron Klein (D-Fla.) and Henry Brown (R-S.C.), along with Congressional Boating Caucus Co-Chairs Candice Miller (R-Mich.) and Gene Taylor (D-Miss.), introduced House Resolution 410, designating July 1, 2009 as National Boating Day in recognition of the important role recreational…

4/1/2009
Christine Pomorski
Charles T. Drevna, President of NPRA, the National Petrochemical & Refiners Association, appeared today before the U.S. Senate Environment & Public Works Committee’s Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety to discuss issues related to the Environmental Protection Agency’s Renewable Fuels…

11/19/2008
Lakes Online
Your boat’s greatest enemy may be its fuel. There are a number of reports in the press about the negative effects of ethanol in marine fuel tanks -- this is a concern for boat owners. The problem began when many areas began banning the use of methyl tertiary-butyl ether (MTBE), replacing it with ethanol blends. This…

9/5/2008
Cathy Milbourn
(Washington D.C. - Sept. 4, 2008) From lawn mowers and weed trimmers, to personal watercraft and speedboats, gas-powered engines will soon contribute to healthier and cleaner air for Americans. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has set strict new standards for gas-powered lawn equipment and marine engines…

6/20/2008
Shawna Bergman
EPA and NOAA Approve Coastal Nonpoint Programs for South Carolina and Florida On March 27, 2008, EPA and NOAA jointly approved the Coastal Nonpoint Pollution Control Programs for South Carolina and Florida, which these states submitted in accordance with Section 6217 of the Coastal Zone Act Reauthorization Amendments of…

Greenville Online
In the continuation of a decades-old saga over rights to a particularly beautiful, wild stretch of river, public comment is now open on the environmental analysis on designating boater access trails to the Upper Chattooga Wild and Scenic River. U.S. Forest ...

tucson.com
Four decades ago, the lush northeast Georgia mountains were introduced to the world in the hit film "Deliverance." Though many in the region still bristle at the movie's portrayal of locals as uneducated, toothless hillbillies who sodomize visitors from ...

usatoday30.usatoday.com
But they did — and they still do. For decades, people have suited up for a trip downstream. Many were led by Payson Kennedy on the Chattooga River. Now in his 70s and on the water weekly, Kennedy was a double in Deliverance. "They started making the film ...

Greenville Online
In the grand scheme of outdoor adventure, nothing gives the whole family the experience that rafting provides, particularly on the Chattooga River. In the grand scheme of outdoor adventure, nothing gives the whole family the experience that rafting ...

waymarking.com
Quick Description: Burrells Ford Bridge marks the border between Sumter National Forest in South Carolina and Chattahoochee National Forest in Georgia. The coordinates are for the S. Carolina side of the bridge where you can also find the Chatooga River ...

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