August 2023 Keeper’s Report

The 4th Annual REVEL ON THE RIVER is set for November 4th at Freehouse Brewery from 1-5pm and the Early Bird Tickets are on sale now and Revel Partnerships are open! 

Revel on the River is Charleston Waterkeeper’s largest fundraising celebration of Charleston’s harbor, creeks, and rivers with 100% of the proceeds going back to protect and restore your waterways for future generations.

Now is the time to get your tickets and look forward to gathering with fellow waterway stewards, recreational boaters, philanthropists, surfers, fishers, area business leaders, citizen scientists, and an active, local audience deeply connected to, and passionate about Charleston’s waterways!

– Your Charleston Waterkeeper Team

Latest News

Let’s clean it up!

We’re asking DHEC to list Filbin Creek at Hendricks Park as impaired for recreational use. That will put the creek on a path to cleaner, healthier future for everyone. 

Live 5 News: Watch today

You can help!  

It’s 2023 and nobody should have to fish, crab, swim (or even boat) in water contaminated by fecal bacteria. Our community deserves a safe and healthy Filbin Creek. Sign the petition today! 

Learn More: Post and Courier

See something? Say something!

Thank you to the citizen that reported this spill! We were able to get reported to the appropriate authorities and an investigation is under way. We need your help to stay on the front lines.  

Report pollution

🌊 Member Spotlight 📣

Dr. Ed Wirth

We really enjoyed catching up with Ed, who has been integral in our ability to test for pesticides and PAHs in your harbor, rivers, and creeks. 

Ed is a very well respected senior scientist at NOAA and is all about collaboration when it comes to identifying the environmental and water quality issues in Charleston’s Waterways! 

Learn more about Ed!


Fly Right Golden Hour! 

We can’t wait to be a part of this lovely evening on the Kiawah River thank you to the talented Caroline Irwin with the support of Free Fly! 

Learn more

Holy City Tarpon Tournament

We were honored to be included in this year’s Holy City Tarpon Tournament thank you to the incredible Marsh Wear Team! 

Check it out! 

There is still time to sign up! 

The fall in Charleston just got a lot sweeter for all of you lady anglers! The first annual Marsh Wear Ladies Redfish Fly Tournament is coming up and we cannot be more exciting to be a part of it. 

Grab your spot

Partners are the key! 

Thank you to the wildly talented and incredible supporter, Gil Shuler, we’ve hit the ground running with Revel and are ready to welcome you November 4th at Freehouse Brewery. 

Become a Partner Today!

🦪 Clean Water Updates 🌱

That was fun and rewarding! 🙌🏼

We hosted a reef build and two marsh grass plantings this past month with DNR SCORE. Volunteers worked hard to help restore your marsh! 

Volunteer today!

That’s a wrap!  

We completed our summer deployment for the passive sampler project with NOAA. These bands will be used to look for pesticides and PAHs in the water!  

Learn More!

Cleaning up!

We recently adopted Hendricks Park through Keep North Charleston Beautiful and hosted our first in a series of cleanups! Get in on the action!

Volunteer today!

We’d love to hear from you!

Have you volunteered with us before? Help us out by taking this brief survey! 

Click to take the survey


Look who made the news!?   

Cheryl, our trusted Staff Scientist and Volunteer Coordinator, steps in to help educate the public on all the cool opportunities to get your feet wet and hands dirty for clean water! 

Let’s Get Social

Don’t miss any of the action for clean water: especially the weekly restoration events! Be sure to follow along on FacebookTwitterInstagram, and now LinkedIn

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