GA 133 Withlacoochee River Bridge

Valdosta, Georgia

Actually there is no regular public access here. This "beach" on the Withlacoochee River is included for display of water quality results for this location.

Go to Troupville Boat Ramp on the Little River instead; its entrance is a few hundred feet west on GA 133, at 19664 Valdosta Highway, Valdosta, Georgia, 31602.

If you really do want to go to the Withlacoochee River at the GA 133 bridge,
the entrance is the same as for Troupville Boat Ramp, but turn left down the power line right of way beside the highway. However, the gate to the power line is usually locked. Then it's a long muddy walk to a steep slippery sandy riverbank.

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 22nd, 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 27th, 2021 at 8:38 AM.
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Monitoring Frequency

GA 133 Withlacoochee River Bridge is sampled 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.
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Water Quality Graph

GA 133 Withlacoochee River Bridge

Valdosta, 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 22nd, 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 27th, 2021 at 8:38 AM.
For water quality icon legend, click:  

Actually there is no regular public access here. This "beach" on the Withlacoochee River is included for display of water quality results for this location.

Go to Troupville Boat Ramp on the Little River instead; its entrance is a few hundred feet west on GA 133, at 19664 Valdosta Highway, Valdosta, Georgia, 31602.

If you really do want to go to the Withlacoochee River at the GA 133 bridge,
the entrance is the same as for Troupville Boat Ramp, but turn left down the power line right of way beside the highway. However, the gate to the power line is usually locked. Then it's a long muddy walk to a steep slippery sandy riverbank.

Monitoring Frequency

GA 133 Withlacoochee River Bridge is sampled 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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