OB Curtis

Brashear Creek

Ridgeland, Mississippi, United States

From Lake Harbour Drive, turn on O B Curtis Drive and continue to the security guard house and gate at the O. B. Curtis Water Treatment Plant. Park in the gravel parking area on the right across the security guard house. Walk directly across O. B. Curtis Drive and across the open lawn about 100 feet to the open or , narrowly wooded edge along the creek. Descend the creek bank just downstream of the elevated pipe across the creek and the riprap along a dirt path to creek. A security guard is present at the gate house 7 days a week. Testers should introduce themselves to the security guard on duty.

Location created by
Abby Braman

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Creek virtually stagnant, hardly any flow, hot and dry without any rain last 2 weeks.

03 Aug 09:25 by Will McDearman

virtually no flow, stagnant, scummy on surface.

28 Jul 10:45 by Will McDearman

virtually no flow in creek due to backwater flooding from Pearl River downstream

20 Jul 09:15 by Will McDearman

No flow in creek; water low; clear brown

24 May 06:15 by LeAnn Nealey

Water: cloudy; some flow

26 Mar 09:00 by LeAnn Nealey

Water was cloudy; high; good flow

12 Feb 13:27 by LeAnn Nealey

Water level low; water is cloudy with oily sheen; slight flow
New security guard (Fred) called his supervisor when we arrived to make sure it was ok that we could test. LeAnn talked to the supervisor and explained who we were with and where we would be testing; he said that was fine as long as we did not enter the actual premises (inside the fence)

16 Oct 08:45 by LeAnn Nealey

Creek very still (no flow) oily sheen, water very low

25 Sep 09:30 by LeAnn Nealey

Water is clear, quite low; heard hawk and Carolina wren

17 Aug 06:45 by LeAnn Nealey

Water up, brisk flow, frogs croaking, skunk smell in area

10 Aug 06:20 by LeAnn Nealey