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    Sewage Right To Know

    Failing sewage treatment systems that allow raw sewage to overflow into rivers and streams is a chronic problem across Alabama.  According to information reported to state agencies, there were more more »

  • Alabama Water Plan

    Alabama Water Plan

    The Alabama Rivers Alliance advocates for a comprehensive sustainable water management plan to protect our state’s natural resources, specifically our 132,000+ miles of rivers and streams.   ARA has long more »

  • Coal Ash

    Coal Ash

    Coal ash, the waste left over after coal is burned to generate power, contains concentrated amounts of heavy metals, such as lead, mercury, arsenic, chromium, and selenium, which are hazardous to human health, and to wildlife. Coal ash contains arsenic, lead, mercury, chromium, and a range of harmful heavy metals

  • Dam Safety

    Dam Safety

    Alabama is the only state in the US without dam safety laws. According to the US Army Corps of Engineers there are over 2200 dams in Alabama. Alabama is the more »

  • Fish Guide

    Fish Guide

    Background: Alabama has one of the highest rates of subsistence fishing in the country. Since 2016, the Alabama Department of Public Health has issued Fish Consumption Advisories for nearly every more »

  • Open Government

    Open Government

    The Alabama Rivers Alliance believes that a healthy system of government involves citizen participation. The Alabama Rivers Alliance will work to improve access to government processes and to public records. more »

  • Stormwater


    More info coming soon!