Hagan Bridge Landing @ GA 122

Hahira, Georgia

This short downstream stretch (4.9 miles) on the wild Withlacoochee River can take longer than you expect, if you take the Franklinville Roundabout more than once, or if you get lost in the woods, or if there are many deadfalls (fallen trees in the river).

In the new year expect blooming yellow jessamine, then wild native azaleas (Rhododendron canescens). In spring see red maple and white Grancy Greybeard and dogwood trees. Year-round, see resurrection fern, palmettos, pines, live and water oaks, cypress, tiver Bitch, willows and Spanish moss.

Upstream: long, twisty, deadfalls, no takeouts for 13 miles.

5 miles east of Hahira, GA. Between Hahira and Lakeland.

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 18th, 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 7:33 AM.
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Monitoring Frequency

Hagan Bridge Landing @ GA 122 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 Withlacoochee River.

Water is sampled weekly, year-round. Water is sampled for E. coli. The City of Valdosta samples three times a week down to the GA-FL line, and Madison Health samples once or twice a week below that. Farther downstream, other Florida agencies also sample after a sewage spill. 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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Water Quality Graph

Hagan Bridge Landing @ GA 122

Hahira, 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 18th, 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 7:33 AM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

This short downstream stretch (4.9 miles) on the wild Withlacoochee River can take longer than you expect, if you take the Franklinville Roundabout more than once, or if you get lost in the woods, or if there are many deadfalls (fallen trees in the river).

In the new year expect blooming yellow jessamine, then wild native azaleas (Rhododendron canescens). In spring see red maple and white Grancy Greybeard and dogwood trees. Year-round, see resurrection fern, palmettos, pines, live and water oaks, cypress, tiver Bitch, willows and Spanish moss.

Upstream: long, twisty, deadfalls, no takeouts for 13 miles.

5 miles east of Hahira, GA. Between Hahira and Lakeland.

Monitoring Frequency

Hagan Bridge Landing @ GA 122 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 Withlacoochee River.

Water is sampled weekly, year-round. Water is sampled for E. coli. The City of Valdosta samples three times a week down to the GA-FL line, and Madison Health samples once or twice a week below that. Farther downstream, other Florida agencies also sample after a sewage spill. 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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