Satilla River - FFA Camp Landing

Patterson, Georgia

This site is far off the beaten path as the last 15 – 20 minutes of your trip here will be on beautiful sandy clay roads. This site provides a concrete boat landing and adequate parking. There are no facilities at this location. This is a popular swimming and fishing location for locals. This location is currently listed as impaired for unsafe levels of mercury in fish tissues and the location is not supporting is designated use for fishing.

For more information please visit: https://epd.georgia.gov/sites/epd.georgia.gov/files/related_files/site_page/EPA_Satilla_River_Hg_TMDL.pdf

Coordinates: 31.272632 -82.108255

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Satilla Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
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MONITORING FREQUENCY

Satilla River - FFA Camp Landing is sampled monthly from April 1st to November 1st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Satilla Riverkeeper monitors water quality at seven recreational sites on the Satilla River in Georgia. Satilla has been part of Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division outreach program Adopt-A-Stream (AAS) since January of 2014. Satilla Riverkeeper monitoring program is managed by Mary Freund.

Water at all sites is sampled for E. coli bacteria, as well as for dissolved oxygen, pH, conductivity, and temperature. Samples are monthly, from May through October. Sites may be re-sampled if elevated levels are encountered.

Samples are collected the first or second Monday of the month.

Results are communicated to the public by ASAP on the Adopt-A-Stream database http://www.georgiaadoptastream.com/db/Groups.html?GroupID=1906

They are also available on the Satilla Riverkeeper Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Satilla.Riverkeeper

Georgia’s criterion for acceptable levels of fecal coliform in water bodies that are used for human recreation is:: 200 (freshwater) & 100 (coastal) cfu/100mL based on a 30-day geometric mean

The EPA E. coli standards for human recreation are 126 cfu E.coli /100 ml based on a geometric mean or a one-time measurement equal to or less than 235 cfu/100 ml
(Note: EPA BAV: 235 E. coli/100 mL)

A swim is marked GREEN when it meets the EPA’s recommended limit of E. coli for recreational waters, which is equal to or less than 126 cfu/100 ml (colony forming units per 100 milliliters of water) based on a geometric mean or a one-time measurement equal to or less than 235 cfu/100 ml.

A beach is marked RED when results are equal to or exceed 126 cfu E.coli /100 ml based on a geometric mean or a one-time measurement equal to or more than 235 cfu/100 ml.

A beach is marked GREY when reliable information is not available

WATER QUALITY GRAPH

Satilla River - FFA Camp Landing

Patterson, Georgia

WATER QUALITY
  • Passed water quality tests at least 95% of the time
  • Historical Status
  • This status is based on the latest sample, taken on . Satilla Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on at
For water quality icon legend, click:   

This site is far off the beaten path as the last 15 – 20 minutes of your trip here will be on beautiful sandy clay roads. This site provides a concrete boat landing and adequate parking. There are no facilities at this location. This is a popular swimming and fishing location for locals. This location is currently listed as impaired for unsafe levels of mercury in fish tissues and the location is not supporting is designated use for fishing.

For more information please visit: https://epd.georgia.gov/sites/epd.georgia.gov/files/related_files/site_page/EPA_Satilla_River_Hg_TMDL.pdf

Coordinates: 31.272632 -82.108255

MONITORING FREQUENCY

Satilla River - FFA Camp Landing is sampled monthly from April 1st to November 1st

SOURCE INFORMATION

Satilla Riverkeeper monitors water quality at seven recreational sites on the Satilla River in Georgia. Satilla has been part of Georgia’s Environmental Protection Division outreach program Adopt-A-Stream (AAS) since January of 2014. Satilla Riverkeeper monitoring program is managed by Mary Freund.

Water at all sites is sampled for E. coli bacteria, as well as for dissolved oxygen, pH, conductivity, and temperature. Samples are monthly, from May through October. Sites may be re-sampled if elevated levels are encountered.

Samples are collected the first or second Monday of the month.

Results are communicated to the public by ASAP on the Adopt-A-Stream database http://www.georgiaadoptastream.com/db/Groups.html?GroupID=1906

They are also available on the Satilla Riverkeeper Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Satilla.Riverkeeper

Georgia’s criterion for acceptable levels of fecal coliform in water bodies that are used for human recreation is:: 200 (freshwater) & 100 (coastal) cfu/100mL based on a 30-day geometric mean

The EPA E. coli standards for human recreation are 126 cfu E.coli /100 ml based on a geometric mean or a one-time measurement equal to or less than 235 cfu/100 ml
(Note: EPA BAV: 235 E. coli/100 mL)

A swim is marked GREEN when it meets the EPA’s recommended limit of E. coli for recreational waters, which is equal to or less than 126 cfu/100 ml (colony forming units per 100 milliliters of water) based on a geometric mean or a one-time measurement equal to or less than 235 cfu/100 ml.

A beach is marked RED when results are equal to or exceed 126 cfu E.coli /100 ml based on a geometric mean or a one-time measurement equal to or more than 235 cfu/100 ml.

A beach is marked GREY when reliable information is not available

WATER QUALITY GRAPH



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