Water Quality & Neighborhood Data

Below are sources for current water quality/quantity and neighborhood data. To add additional resources to this page, email contact@aboutproctorcreek.com


Water Quality and Quantity

Chattahoochee Riverkeeper – Neighborhood Water Watch
West Atlanta neighborhoods have been teaming up with Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) to test water quality in Proctor Creek since 2010. These tests help CRK trackers find pollution sources and notify the City of Atlanta. Samples are collected every Thursday and tested for turbidity, conductivity, and E.coli bacteria. To view test results CLICK HERE, then select a location from the site list or interactive map.

United States Geological Survey (USGS) National Water Information System
The USGS collects water quantity and quality data every 15 minutes from water monitoring sites throughout the country and posts the data in real time on the agency’s website. Data collected includes precipitation, gage height (aka water level), discharge (aka flow rate), water temperature, pH and other parameters. In Proctor Creek, USGS currently operates three monitoring stations listed below:
– Proctor Creek at Hortense Way – Click Here
– Proctor Creek at James Jackson Pkwy – Click Here
– Proctor Creek Tributary at Spring St NW – Click Here

Demographics and Neighborhood Statistics

Neighborhood Nexus – City of Atlanta Data Visualization Suite
This data visualization suite includes more than 400 variables all mapped to City of Atlanta neighborhoods, including several City-specific variables such as code enforcement, 911 calls and the results of the recently-conducted windshield survey of housing conditions, as well as hundreds of Census variables like income, poverty, health insurance coverage and disability. The tools include an interactive map, which allows for a deep-dive analysis of all 400 variables, and a dashboard, which is an easy-to-use tool that provides quick comparisons of every neighborhood to the city as a whole. To visit the site CLICK HERE.

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