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Pass regs to protect water

...forward for clean water in more than a decade, and will help ensure that the Savannah River is clean enough for fishing, swimming and drinking for years to come.I applaud the EPA for taking action to protect the Savannah River, and urge the agency to...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/opinion/letters/2014-09-18/pass-regs-protect-water
Savannah River Bacteria | The Augusta Chronicle

...Wrightsboro Road, don't worry: It is. Water in other areas, however, isn't so clean -- and in some cases, not suitable for swimming or wading, according to an Augusta Chronicle analysis of samples from 50 sites in Richmond, Columbia and Aiken counties...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/topics/subjects/savannah-river-bacteria
'Do not swim' order remains in effect for Savannah River

...today, Augusta Fire Department spokeswoman Dee Griffin said swimming would not be allowed at least until tests conducted by the...In the meantime, Saxon said, he isn't as concerned with swimming in the water as he is drinking it."Our biggest interest...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-16/do-not-swim-order-remains-ef
Augusta VA silent on patient's treatment

...deserves at the Augusta hospital.Since May 2013, the former sergeant has worn a brace, and tried elliptical, bike riding and swimming to speed healing and reduce inflammation in his injured left knee, which he ruptured, displaced and tore while playing basketball...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-09-06/augusta-va-silent-patients-t
Parents uncomfortable with their child playing football

...of the game.The majority of parents said they are comfortable with participation in a host of other sports ? including swimming, track and field, basketball, soccer, baseball and softball, among others.The AP-GfK poll was conducted from July...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-28/parents-uncomfortabl
Hangout house keeps kids, friends nearby

...would often pile in with eight or nine girls (plus boys, who were eventually sent home) for a swim or sleepover. Besides swimming, they could play ping pong, pool or video games.Two years ago, the Smiths added a $115,000 open-air pool house...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/2014-08-30/hangout-house-keeps-kids-friends-ne
Getzen's Pond was place for swimming

...decided both to name it and open it up for swimming. Almost immediately, it became incredibly...naked, the style of the day, and those swimming were all males. Women and girls were...Henry Mealing took over management of the swimming operation and the local ladies convinced...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2014-06-26/getzens-pond-was-place-swimmi
The Aiken-Augusta Swim League is pipeline to college for swimmers

...is really for those who want to take swimming to the next level," Harper said...Georgia Tech and Penn State.She said that swimming is a part of her DNA, and her passion...grown since joining ASL."I started swimming when I lived in Maryland. Both my parents...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-08-21/aiken-augusta-swim-l
Former Virginia swimming coach glad to join South Carolina staff

...address that move."Bernardino is a tremendous coach as is evidenced by his record of achievement both in women's and men's swimming and diving at Virginia. His teams were always competitive not only from a conference standpoint (ACC) but also nationally...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2014-07-29/former-virginia-swimming-
Phelps, Lochte swimming in Athens

...said. "It's hard to keep something like that under wraps."Phelps, an 18-time Olympic gold medalist, retired from swimming after the 2012 London Olympics. This will be his fourth meet since coming out of retirement in April.Lochte's involvement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2014-07-07/phelps-lochte-swimming-athen