Waccamaw Riverkeeper

serving the rivers in the Winyah Bay Watershed

The Waccamaw RIVERKEEPER® Program is a program of the Winyah Rivers Foundation.

Paula Reidhaar - Waccamaw Riverkeeper


The Winyah Rivers Foundation is a grass roots non-profit organization concerned with protecting the watershed of Winyah Bay. The Waccamaw Riverkeeper focuses on the Waccamaw River, but as part of the Winyah Rivers Foundation will conduct work on the other rivers of the Winyah Bay Watershed as well.




Thank you to all who donated on Tuesday May 5th for Lowcountry Giving Day. We reached our goal and actually passed it by receiving over $11,000 which means we earned out $10,000 of match money. We appreciate your assistance in helping us raise funds to help to protect fishable, swimmable, drinkable water.

We still have a handful of rain barrels left. You can still order online at this link and just coordinate pickup by contacting the Waccamaw Riverkeeper at 843-349-4007 or wrk@coastal.edu.

The Waccamaw RIVERKEEPER® Program is licensed by WATERKEEPER® ALLIANCE a grassroots advocacy organization with waterkeepers working locally around the globe. Waterkeeper Alliance connects and supports local Waterkeeper programs to provide a voice for waterways and their communities worldwide. We are dedicated to preserving and protecting YOUR WATER from polluters.

Help us keep our rivers fishable, swimmable and drinkable for our families and our future. Donate to Winyah Rivers Foundation. Any and all donations are gladly accepted.


Thank you to our Business Sponsors

Altman and Associates, Conway Medical Center, and City of Conway.

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Waccamaw RIVERKEEPER® | Center for Marine and Wetland Studies | Coastal Carolina University
P.O. Box 261954 | Conway, SC 29528-6054 | (843) 349-4007 | Riverkeeper@winyahrivers.org
Winyah Rivers Foundation is a U.S. registered 501(c)(3) tax-deductible nonprofit charity.

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The Foundation would like to thank Courtney Burge for the design of our website. We're delighted with her work and recommend her to you.