WATR is a grassroots organization working to improve your water quality and habitat of the Tuckasegee River Basin. The Tuckasegee River watershed supplies the drinking water and ecosystem foundation for Swain and Jackson Counties. What happens upstream, downstream, and all around the watershed impacts all of us directly. Learn more.
Update to January 2016. See upcoming events on the bottom of page, then link to more information.
EXCITING! Upgrade to the Mud Meter in Sylva was revealed 1/19 – Now for some fine tuning. AT LAST!!
The Tuckasegee River
The Tuckaseegee River Watershed drains a large area encompassing Jackson and Swain Counties in western North Carolina. Its headwaters start in Panthertown, a protected natural area and flows into Fontana Lake where it joins the Little Tennessee River Watershed. Learn more.
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- Tue, Jan 19 Quarterly Public Meeting – Report 2015 and more
- Modest crowd, big energy!
- Thu, Jan 21 Swain Working Meeting – Public planning
- Postponed to Jan 28
- Sat, Jan 23 Flood & Trail Clean-Up at Monteith Park
- Postponed to Jan 30 – or beyond
- Thu, Feb 4 Jackson Working Meeting – No Topic Yet