News Archives - Cahaba River Society

February 13, 2024

2024 Cahaba River Society Annual Meeting Recap

Cahaba River Society hosted our annual meeting at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church in Vestavia on February 1st. We were thrilled to have the largest turnout on record, indicating increasing passion

December 14, 2023

2023 Impact Report

2023 has been an incredible year for the Cahaba River. We are pleased to share our 2023 Impact Report. A downloadable PDF overview is available here. Check out our 2023

October 30, 2023

A Heartfelt Thank You to Katie Shaddix

After dedicating herself to Cahaba River Society for 7 years, our talented Office/Communications Manager, Katie Shaddix, is moving to a great job with the communications team at United Way. She

September 20, 2023

Cahaba River Fry-Down – New acts & educational partners include Shaheed & DJ Supreme and former NFL Player Kendall Newson of Teach A Child To Fish

Festival-goers can indulge in all-you-can-eat catfish, sides, and desserts, as well as a bar of signature cocktails and craft beers, while enjoying a festive, family-friendly atmosphere with live music, dancing, and an abundance of activities included with admission, including an appearance by Birmingham hip hop artists Shaheed and DJ Supreme of K.R.U. (Knowledge, Rhythm, Understanding), whose song “Something to Ride To (feat. Lauren Strain)” from their recent album, The Art of Throwing Darts, is currently number three on the Billboard Top 100 Clean Playlist.

Map of Birmingham Water Works Board protected land around Birmingham metro drinking water source.
August 24, 2023

Settlement secured protecting clean, safe drinking water for metro Birmingham Protections for the city’s watershed will last decades

oday the Birmingham Water Works Board fulfilled a more than 20-year-old promise to legally protect the source of metro Birmingham’s drinking water.

Cahaba Riverkeeper and Cahaba River Society, represented by the Southern Environmental Law Center, reached an agreement with the Board and Alabama’s Attorney General to protect 7,000 acres of forested land around Lake Purdy, the Little Cahaba River, and the Cahaba River from development that could impact drinking water. Today, the Jefferson County Circuit Court approved that agreement.