River Watch

While the James River is a great place to cool off, it can carry extra pollutants during periods of high water and after heavy summer downpours. Some seg ments of the river are impaired due to excessive harmful bacteria—which can make an afternoon on the river less enjoyable. James River Watch is designed to measure bacteria levels and communicate them to the public, so you can have a better time on the water!

 Want to learn more about water quality on the James?