Home > Water Monitoring > Water Monitoring: Waterkeepers
2017, Waterkeeper Ronnie Hamrick at Port Lavaca Marina holding two samples of pellets collected during monitoring of Lavaca bay and Cox Creek for illegal discharged pellets/nurdles and powder.
November 7, 2017 Waterkeepers Ronnie Hamrick and David Sumpter check out Formosa Plastic outfall 07 that discharges into Cox Creek. Pellets were discovered.
March, 2019 Waterkeeper Dale Jurasek holding bag of pellets collected as evidence in Clean Water suit against Formosa Plastics, Point Comfort, Texas.
December 2017, Waterkeepers Dale Sumpter, Bob Lindsey, and Ronnie Hamrick unloading first kayak at Cox Creek, near Formosa Plastics, Point Comfort outfall 06
2018, Cheyenne Jurasek collecting pellet samples.
March 2019, Waterkeeper and executive director of San Antonio Bay Estuarine Waterkeeper on bank of Cox Creek near Formosa Plastic outfall 06 and at a kayak protest against illegal discharged nurdles/pellets.
2018, Waterkeepers Ronnie Hamrick and David Sumpter using nets to get pellet samples near Formosa Plastics outfall 06 at Cox Creek
Dec 2018, Diane Wilson, Waterkeeper, on south side of Cox Creek (Alcoa dam area) spillway and observing cement discharge entrance.
2019, Waterkeeper Ronnie Hamrick checking vegetation for pellets on east bank near Formosa outfall 06 at Cox Creek
November 2017, Waterkeeper Ronnie Hamrick at Formosa outfall 08 near Cox Creek
November 2017, Waterkeepers Hamrick and David Sumpter at Formosa outfall 08 at Cox Creek
November 2017, Waterkeepers Ronnie Hamrick and David Sumpter outside Formosa fenceline
March 2019, Waterkeeper and Executive director of San Antonio Bay Estuarine Waterkeeper at kayak protest
Jan. 2019, Waterkeepers discussing pellet situation at Cox Creek: Ronnie Hamrick, Cheyenne Jurasek, Bob Lindsey, and David Sumpter
April, 2020 Waterkeeper Taylor Wilson practicing social distancing and wearing mask before kayak trip down Cox Creek
2019, Waterkeepers Dale Sumpter, Diane Wilson, Bob Lindsey, unknown kayaker, and Ronnie Hamrick at boat launch on Cox Creek
2019, Waterkeeper Diane Wilson in kayak at outfall 06 at Cox Creek
July 2018, Waterkeeper Bob Lindsey in skiff at outfall 2,4,5 at Cox Creek
March 2019, Waterkeepers Bob Lindsey, Dale Jurasek, and Ronnie Hamrick help load kayaks into truck
July 2019, Waterkeeper David Sumpter and his two dogs leave the boat launch at Cox Creek after a long hot day of sampling