Passed water quality tests 60-95% of the time
This status is based on the latest sample, take on August 31st, 2023 Coosa Riverkeeper updates the status of this beach as soon as test results become available. These results were posted to Swim Guide on September 1st at 12:08 PM.
Hatchet Creek at CR29 is sampled Weekly from May 26th to September 1st
Coosa Riverkeeper staff, interns, and volunteers monitor water quality at sites in this region. Sampling season starts May 27 and ends Labor Day Weekend. Water at all sites is sampled for E. coli, total coliform, pH, temperature, dissolved oxygen, turbidity, total dissolved solids and conductivity. More in-depth data is viewable at www.CoosaRiver.org/SwimGuide Coosa Riverkeeper utilizes the standardized state and federal criteria of 235 col/100 ml for collecting and analyzing water samples. Test results are expressed as Most Probable Number (MPN) of E.coli cfu (colony forming units) per 100 ml. Water samples are collected every Thursday. Results are posted as soon as lab results are available on Friday (typically around noon CT). Results here on Swim Guide indicate E. coli concentrations, further data reporting on other water quality characteristics are published at coosariver.org/swimguide A beach is marked Green when single sample results are under 126 E.coli / 100 ML water. A beach is marked Red when the results are 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.
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