Hayden Nall 5/12/16
The river runs through Georgia, North Carolina, and Tennessee.
Chattanooga, Charleston, and Calhoun
Cherokee County, Clay County
The source for the Hiwassee river is located in the Rocky Mountain, the headwater is the mountains of Northern Georgia.
The Hiwassee river drains in the Tennessee River.
Length and length of all streams and rivers
Length: 147 Miles
Length with streams and rivers: 931 Miles
Swimming areas, pottery, Smithsonian Institute, and Peachtree Mound.
Scientific Names: Moxostoma SP1 "Sicklefin RedHorse"
Scientific Name: Notropis Photogenius "Silver Shiner
Scientific Name: Percina Squamata "Olive Darter"
Scientific Name: Claytonia Virginica "Spring Beauty"
Scientific Name: Bryophyta "Moss"
Scientific Name: Bacopa Monnieri "Water Hyssop"
Sources Of Pollution
Sediment erosion and flooding from the Chatuge, Mission, Appalachia Reservoirs.
Alternatives For Pollution
More vegetation to decrease erosion and more drainage routes for the water to decrease flooding.
The Hiwassee River Basin is considered the "hidden jewel" of trout fishing.t