Flint RiverKeeper celebrates 10 years of work across the state

Flint RiverKeeper celebrates 10 years of work across the state
The Flint RiverKeeper held a 10 year anniversary celebration Saturday. (Source: WALB)
The Flint RiverKeeper works year round to advocate for the flowing of clean water from the top of the Flint to the Bottom. (Source: WALB)
The Flint RiverKeeper works year round to advocate for the flowing of clean water from the top of the Flint to the Bottom. (Source: WALB)
The celebration Saturday raised money to help with redesigning the watershed for the Flint River. (Source: WALB)
The celebration Saturday raised money to help with redesigning the watershed for the Flint River. (Source: WALB)

ALBANY, GA (WALB) - People in Albany celebrated the 10th anniversary of the Flint Riverkeeper's work to protect and restore the Flint River watershed.

The organization works year round to advocate for the flowing of clean water from the top of the Flint to the Bottom.

The celebration Saturday raised money to help with redesigning the watershed for the Flint River.

Right now, the Flint RiverKeeper is working with the city of Albany and Dougherty County to come up with a plan for a recent sewage spill.

"Just like the sewage spill over in the Flint River in Dougherty County, we're trying to work with the City and County to help protect and to redesign so that we can protect our waters so that we have clean and clear water to play, fish, and swim in," said Jill Hester, Volunteer with Flint RiverKeeper.

Flint RiverKeeper volunteers said they hope this plan will prevent any potential sewage spills.

They are lobbying across the state to promote clean water for this river.

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