What would it be like to not be able to dock your boat or swim in the water off your shore because the surface was covered with ugly, smelly, toxic algae? Some Lake Wateree residents are experiencing that already – and more will soon – if this growing problem is not effectively handled. In 2017,

July 4th Fireworks on Lake Wateree

Wednesday, 21 June 2017 by

It’s Almost July 4th! It wouldn’t be the same on the lake without the annual fireworks show each year. The fireworks will be held Tuesday evening, July 4 at around 9:15 pm. Same location as previous years – near Clearwater Cove Marina. WPUB 102.7 FM will be airing patriotic music during the fireworks, so turn your

Water Watcher Training June 24th

Thursday, 01 June 2017 by

LWA Members: The Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation is holding a Water Watcher Training for residents on and around Lake Wateree. Water Watchers are trained volunteers who are the network of eyes, ears and voice of the Catawba River. Led by our Riverkeeper, Sam Perkins, this training will include instruction on the latest techniques, procedures, legal aspects,

LWA Annual Meeting is March 25

Monday, 06 March 2017 by

We will be meeting at the Rock Bottom Pond facility at 1530 Buck Hill Rd. Ridgeway on March 25. Breakfast at 8:30 with meeting starting at 9:00. Speakers will include SC DNR, Duke Energy, Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation and Kershaw County Sheriff. Directions from Camden/Lugoff: Turn at Taco Bell in Lugoff. This is Highway 5 /

Wateree PDCC and Open House September 19th

Tuesday, 13 September 2016 by

>>>>SAVE THE DATE<<<< FAIRFIELD AND KERSHAW COUNTY DIGITAL PRELIMINARY FLOOD MAPS ARE READY FOR PUBLIC VIEWING Date: 09/19/2016 Subject: Wateree PDCC and Open House (Update) Time: 4 pm -7 pm Location: Kershaw County Government Center, Council Chambers, 515 Walnut St, Camden, SC 29020 The open house provides residents of Fairfield County and Kershaw County and

West Wateree Transportation Meeting

Thursday, 28 April 2016 by

What: Kershaw County West Wateree Transportation Plan Drop-in Public Meeting Where: Elgin Town Hall 1201 Rose Street Elgin, SC 29045 When: Wednesday, May 4, 2016 5:00pm – 7:00pm Kershaw County and the Central Midlands Council of Governments have hired Toole Design Group to develop the West Wateree Transportation Plan to focus on balancing growth, transportation

*** Please note there is a NEW venue and NEW start time.*** We will be meeting at the Rock Bottom Pond facility at 1530 Buck Hill Rd. Ridgeway. Directions from Camden/Lugoff: Turn at Taco Bell in Lugoff. This is Highway 5 / Longtown Rd. Travel approx. 6 miles and bear right on Wateree Dam Road.

After a winter filled with rain and floods, Lake Wateree is due for a good spring cleaning. The Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation is holding its Lake Wateree Riversweep on Saturday, April 16, 2016 from 9:00AM – 12:00PM. Volunteer for this fun and fulfilling opportunity to help keep the lake beautiful and clean! Come on your own or


Thursday, 10 September 2015 by

Remember – Saturday, September 19th at 9:00 AM at either Wateree Creek Access (this is a change this year) or Clearwater Cove Marina. We’ll have two locations. Details are in the signup form. To help with our planning, please sign up here: http://goo.gl/forms/iumXYYw1ZX We’ll have t-shirts for this cleanup, too! If you can, also keep

Mark your calendars! Lake Wateree Riversweep has been scheduled for Saturday, September 19th. Volunteers should arrive by 9:00 AM at one of the two launch sites: Wateree Creek Access (upper/Fairfield/Lancaster part of lake) and White Oak (aka Clearwater Cove; lower/Kershaw part of lake). Last year’s cleanup saw 45 volunteers remove 6,500 pounds of trash! Attendees