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Pearl Riverkeeper

Water Rangers

380 Observations
0 Issues
29 Locations


William W Mitchell
2710 Points
Robert McAdory
1600 Points
Abby Braman
690 Points
Foch Dickens
610 Points
Sheila Kearney
360 Points


Pearl Riverkeeper is a citizen-based non-profit dedicated to improving the Pearl River watershed through restoration, advocacy and education. Pearl Riverkeeper is a member of Waterkeeper Alliance, the world's fastest growing non-profit dedicated solely to advocating for clean swimmable, fishable, drinkable water.

Testing Protocol

Pearl Riverkeeper Water Rangers conduct Bacteriological Monitoring of the Ross Barnett Reservoir weekly in the months of June-August and monthly September-May. We conduct monthly Bacteriological and Water Chemistry Monitoring throughout the Pearl River watershed. Pearl Riverkeeper volunteers have been trained in the testing protocol developed by Global Water Watch:


Abby Braman,

Areas monitored

Pearl River from headwaters in Philadelphia, MS, through the Ross Barnett Reservoir south along the Mississippi, Louisiana border to the Mississippi Sound. Includes the Bogue Chitto, Yockanookany, and Strong River and other tributaries and creeks.