Willacoochee Landing @ GA 135

Willacoochee, Georgia

A very popular local swimming spot on the unspoiled blackwater Alapaha River, and boating access to beaches and swimming downstream. It's a very long downstream paddle to Berrien Beach Boat Ramp (19.17 miles), but well worth it, for pines, cypress, river birch, tupelo, bass and catfish, herons, and turtles, with a railroad bridge and some creeks: an excellent all-day high-water paddle.

For high water. Atkinson County side of the bridge.

* For low water go to Nashville Landing @ GA 135 in Berrien County.

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time

  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on November 17th, 2021. Suwannee Riverkeeper of WWALS Watershed Coalition, Inc. updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on November 20th, 2021 at 8:04 AM.
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Monitoring Frequency

Willacoochee Landing @ GA 135 is sampled weekly from January 1st to December 31st.

Source Information

The WWALS Watershed Coalition (WWALS) and Suwannee Riverkeeper staff and volunteers collect, process, and analyze water quality data for the Alapaha River, Little River, Suwannee the Withlacoochee River.

Water is sampled weekly, year-round. Water is sampled for E. coli. Results are shared one to three days after sampling.

A beach is marked GREEN when sample results are below 126 E .coli / 100 ML water.

A beach is marked RED when a recent sample result is 410 E. coli/100 mL, or the geometric mean concentration (minimum of five samples) is equal to or above 126 E. coli / 100 ML water.

A beach is marked GREY when there are no current results, or there is no available information.


Test results are expressed as Most Probable Number (MPN) of E.coli per 100 ml by using the IDEXX Quanti-Tray/2000 MPN Table, and in colony-forming units (CFU) per 100 milli-Liters of water (cfu/100 mL).


To report a contamination issue, please use this form: https://forms.gle/ye2FdfaF6UknuxgH7
Or call: 850-290-2350 / send email to contact@suwanneeriverkeeper.org

Please visit http://wwals.net/issues/testing/ for more information.
Please visit for more http://wwals.net/ information.

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Willacoochee Landing @ GA 135

Willacoochee, Georgia

COVID-19

Keep your distance from other people.

Practicing social distancing is still essential. Only go to the beach if you are able to keep 6 feet or 2 meters away from others. Follow the instructions provided by your local health authorities. If your community has asked that you remain indoors and away from others, do so. Spending a day in any crowded place is the worst thing we can do for our most vulnerable right now and will counter our efforts to curb the virus’s spread.

Water Quality
  • Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on November 17th, 2021. Suwannee Riverkeeper of WWALS Watershed Coalition, Inc. updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on November 20th, 2021 at 8:04 AM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

A very popular local swimming spot on the unspoiled blackwater Alapaha River, and boating access to beaches and swimming downstream. It's a very long downstream paddle to Berrien Beach Boat Ramp (19.17 miles), but well worth it, for pines, cypress, river birch, tupelo, bass and catfish, herons, and turtles, with a railroad bridge and some creeks: an excellent all-day high-water paddle.

For high water. Atkinson County side of the bridge.

* For low water go to Nashville Landing @ GA 135 in Berrien County.

Monitoring Frequency

Willacoochee Landing @ GA 135 is sampled weekly from January 1st to December 31st.

Source Information

The WWALS Watershed Coalition (WWALS) and Suwannee Riverkeeper staff and volunteers collect, process, and analyze water quality data for the Alapaha River, Little River, Suwannee the Withlacoochee River.

Water is sampled weekly, year-round. Water is sampled for E. coli. Results are shared one to three days after sampling.

A beach is marked GREEN when sample results are below 126 E .coli / 100 ML water.

A beach is marked RED when a recent sample result is 410 E. coli/100 mL, or the geometric mean concentration (minimum of five samples) is equal to or above 126 E. coli / 100 ML water.

A beach is marked GREY when there are no current results, or there is no available information.


Test results are expressed as Most Probable Number (MPN) of E.coli per 100 ml by using the IDEXX Quanti-Tray/2000 MPN Table, and in colony-forming units (CFU) per 100 milli-Liters of water (cfu/100 mL).


To report a contamination issue, please use this form: https://forms.gle/ye2FdfaF6UknuxgH7
Or call: 850-290-2350 / send email to contact@suwanneeriverkeeper.org

Please visit http://wwals.net/issues/testing/ for more information.
Please visit for more http://wwals.net/ information.

Read more
Water Quality Graph

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