Researchers followed a column of river water from Augusta to a point 145 miles downstream to monitor changes along the way.
Residents living near Savannah River Site face no health risks from eating plants or animals produced in that vicinity, but should be wary of consuming large amounts of fish from the Savannah ...
A Statesboro, Ga., contractor was hired Thursday for a $15,000 project to kill aquatic weeds in the Savannah River.
Corrective measures that included flushing storm drains with clean water have mostly eliminated the discharge of bacteria-laden water into the Savannah River and Augusta Canal.
While city engineers continue to search for sources of fecal coliform bacteria flowing into the Savannah River via storm drains near Olde Town, they took steps over the weekend to flush the ...
A cost-cutting proposal by Georgia's Environmental Protection Division could eliminate a requirement that the public be notified of "nonmajor" sewage spills from municipal wastewater programs.
An elusive trickle of sewage entering the Savannah River through an Olde Town storm drain was traced this week to a Telfair Street apartment complex.
A study will be launched this week to help identify the source of elevated bacteria levels in a lake in Columbia County's Woodbridge community.
Officials have widened scrutiny of water quality in areas identified in a Chronicle analysis as having elevated levels of fecal coliform bacteria.
Each week, hundreds fill their jars and jugs at the ever-flowing well on Wrightsboro Road. If you've wondered whether it's safe to drink, don't worry: It is. Water in other areas, however, isn't ...
When discussing fecal coliform, it is critical to remember that numbers can vary widely -- and are influenced by hot weather and rainfall, according to experts.
The Augusta Utilities Department is trying to find the source of high levels of fecal coliform bacteria entering the Savannah River through two downtown storm drains.