Swim Guide

Swim Guide

We have concluded sampling for Swim Guide 2020.  We will resume sampling in May of 2021. 

We have concluded sampling for Swim Guide 2020.  We will resume sampling in May of 2021. 

Swim Guide Week 16 (September 3rd)

Swim Guide Week 16 (September 3rd)

High E. coli at Old Looney Mill Road, Moon River, Bains Bridge, Helena Amphitheatre, Meadowlawn Park, and McCallum Park.

Moderately High E. coli at Grants Mill Road, Elder Street, Canoe the Cahaba, Cahaba River Park, and Living River.

As always, use caution after heavy rains!

High E. coli at Old Looney Mill Road, Moon River, Bains Bridge, Helena Amphitheatre, Meadowlawn Park, and McCallum Park.

Moderately High E. coli at Grants Mill Road, Elder Street, Canoe the Cahaba, Cahaba River Park, and Living River.

As always, use caution after heavy rains!

Map Legend: Green=Low E. coli, Yellow=Moderately High E. coli, Red=High E. coli, Grey=No Current Data

Map Legend: Green=Low E. coli, Yellow=Moderately High E. coli, Red=High E. coli, Grey=No Current Data

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DISCLAIMER: The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. All sites monitored are natural waterbodies and contaminants are present from a wide variety of sources! Local conditions fluctuate, sometimes dramatically, and especially after rainfall events. The results displayed above are only representative of the exact time, date and location at which the sample was taken and do not represent the water quality between sampling events or at other locations nearby on the river. Users of these data should not assume that a “low” E. coli level means that it is necessarily safe or risk-free to make contact with the water. E. coli is not the only contaminant of concern for recreational users and is used merely as an indicator of potential fecal contamination. Cahaba Riverkeeper, Inc., their employees, and agents can provide no guaranty of water safety and, as such, the user assumes all risks associated with the use of these data and swimming in the Cahaba River Basin. 

DISCLAIMER: The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. All sites monitored are natural waterbodies and contaminants are present from a wide variety of sources! Local conditions fluctuate, sometimes dramatically, and especially after rainfall events. The results displayed above are only representative of the exact time, date and location at which the sample was taken and do not represent the water quality between sampling events or at other locations nearby on the river. Users of these data should not assume that a “low” E. coli level means that it is necessarily safe or risk-free to make contact with the water. E. coli is not the only contaminant of concern for recreational users and is used merely as an indicator of potential fecal contamination. Cahaba Riverkeeper, Inc., their employees, and agents can provide no guaranty of water safety and, as such, the user assumes all risks associated with the use of these data and swimming in the Cahaba River Basin. 

SWIM AT YOUR OWN RISK!

SWIM AT YOUR OWN RISK!