Saturday, October 7, 2023
735 Elm Ave, Mount Holly, NC, USA
The Catawba Riversweep is one day a year when citizens from all over the Catawba-Wateree River Basin come together to clean up on the same day. October 7, 2023 will be a day when thousands of neighbors come together at dozens of sites from Lake James to Lake Wateree and everywhere in between. It will be a day of hard work, fun, fellowship, and action!
For the past 18 years, in partnership with the Lake Wylie Marine Commission, the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation has been holding an annual Lake Wylie Riversweep. The dedicated volunteer leaders of this event have generously shared their knowledge with many other community groups across the basin who wanted to start their own Riversweeps!
Beginning in 2020, all of these local organizing groups began coming together to show their communities the impact that collaboration and cooperation can have on the health and cleanliness of our River. Once again in 2021, at dozens of sites across 26 counties in North and South Carolina, thousands of volunteers will take 3 hours out of their busy lives to make a positive impact on their community, their environment, and their drinking water.
With just 3 short hours of your time, you too can say “I AM A RIVERKEEPER!” You can register as an individual, a business, a school, a church, a neighborhood, or a group of friends today and be a part of the largest river cleanup in the Southeast.
For more information, click the LEARN MORE button above or reach out to the venue/host directly.