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We all have a connection to water. Everyone from adventure enthusiasts, and weekend anglers to students of nature enjoy the freshwater wonders in our backyard.  Here’s what you can do to ensure our rivers and streams remain healthy.

Discover your Connection

Visit the Aquarium
Your Drop Matters” – A TEDxChattanooga Talk by TNACI Director Dr. Anna George

Reduce your Impact

How you can reduce your impact

Report a Problem

Know of a particular problem on a waterway in our area? Check our lists for Hamilton County, TN and nearby Georgia (via Georgia Adopt-a-Stream) to find out who to call.

Offer to Help

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Play and Enjoy

Snorkel in a Local River
Experience the Hiwassee River Blueway

NEW! HydroLit Book

This free resource is a toolkit for water-wise development to help everyone become actively involved in conservation and protecting water quality. The HydroLit toolkit is a collaborative effort by The Lyndhurst Foundation, Southeast Tennessee Development, and University of Tennessee Knoxville, School of Landscape Architecture.

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