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CHATTAHOOCHEE RIVER BACTERIALERT LINKS

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Chattahoochee River BacteriAlert
The sampling sites

This map shows the bacteria sampling site locations for the Chattahoochee River BacteriALERT Network. Other sites of concern, such as the National Park Service recreation areas, wastewater outfall points, and combined sewer overflow points are also shown.

Sampling sites:

Map of the Chattahoochee area and the 2 sampling sites.

Sampling
sites
Turbidity readings and bacteria samples are being collected at the Chattahoochee River at Medlock Bridge Road, the Chattahoochee River at Johnson's Ferry Road, and at the Chattahoochee River at Paces Ferry Road.
Chattahoochee River National Recreation Areas are green CRNRA The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area (CRNRA) includes the Chattahoochee River downstream from Buford Dam to the mouth of Peachtree Creek and a series of park areas adjacent to the river. The National Park Service manages the CRNRA and most of the public access points to the Chattahoochee River are at CRNRA park units.
Picture of icon for sewer outfalls Waste-
water
outfalls
Location of treated effluent discharge from municipal wastewater treatment facilities that discharge more than one million gallons per day in 2000.
Combined
sewer
outfalls
A discharge of untreated sewage and stormwater to a stream when the capacity of a combined storm/sanitary sewer system is exceeded by storm runoff.

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