Keeping Watch Over Our Waters Since 1994

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Our Work

This is our calling: To ensure there’s enough clean water in the Chattahoochee River now and for future generations. Here’s how we do it:


We teach students, homeowners, businesses and policy-makers the importance of clean, plentiful water.


We conduct research, patrol the river, collect and monitor data, review permits, and hold polluters accountable.


We advocate for water protection legislation and promote sustainable water plans and policies.

Latest Resources

Flora Feature: Pink Lady Slipper Orchids

Venture into the forested areas of Atlanta between April and May and you may stumble upon a picky, herbaceous plant known as the Pink Lady Slipper orchid. Pink Lady Slipper…

State legislators show little concern for Georgia’s environment

We’re not going to sugarcoat it – this was not a successful year for legislation to protect Georgia’s natural resources. CRK is a founding member and active leader of the…

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper leads river tour with Senator Jon Ossoff, local leaders to highlight Chattahoochee River Act

On Wednesday, February 23, Chattahoochee Riverkeeper led U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff and other local leaders on a boat tour of the Chattahoochee River to support ongoing dialogue about the recently-announced…


Accomplishments by the numbers

Accomplishments updated annually in November.


NWW samples collected and tested


Citizen hotline reports


People on our Floating Classrooms


Rain barrels distributed


Volunteers removing trash


Tons of trash removed from watershed

How to Help the River

The Chattahoochee River depends on us working together to protect it. Here are a few ways to get involved with our mission.

Become a Member

Join our community of 10,000+ members who are committed to restoring and protecting the river.

Report a Problem

Let us know if you see a possible water quality problem.

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Community Spotlight

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper is pleased to shine the spotlight on the J.M. Huber Corporation, our newest major corporate sponsor of the Lake Lanier Aquatic Learning Center, also known as the Lake Lanier Floating Classroom.

Through the company’s Huber Helps initiative, Huber is making it possible for Chattahoochee Riverkeeper to replace the motors on our Chota Princess II, our 40 ft. catamaran and home to the floating classroom. Since 2000, more than 80,000 students and teachers have experienced the unique on-the-water environmental education experience that this vessel provides.

Thanks to Huber, the Lake Lanier Floating Classroom will be able to sail for another 20 years!

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