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Savannah Riverkeeper serves as the primary guardian of the Savannah River striving to respect, protect, and improve the entire river basin through education, advocacy, and action. Savannah Riverkeeper strives to be an effective and sustainable organization solely focused on making the Savannah River a healthy and productive watershed ensuring the natural, economic, and recreational viability of the basin as a whole now and for generations to come. We accomplish these goals by working under the pillars of restoration, protection and education.

Despite the impression of a largely rural landscape, this region of Georgia is experiencing increased development pressure from population growth, water withdrawals, and wastewater discharges, as well as from climactic changes leading to sea level rise. These pressures are causing dramatic changes in water quality and quantity and threaten serious ecological decline and shifting wildlife and fisheries populations...

Welcome to the Savannah River Basin Partnership home page. The water resources of the Savannah Basin are a valuable natural resource essential to the citizens of South Carolina and Georgia. Water in the basin is used for drinking, recreation, commercial and industrial needs, and agriculture, and is vital for the existence of fish and wildlife.

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