28th Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup

The Annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup has become a decisive catalyst for progress that ignites people throughout the watershed with the Alice Ferguson Foundation’s community spirit. The largest regional event of its kind, the Cleanup provides a transforming experience that engages citizens and community leaders and generates momentum for change.

The official date for this year’s Cleanup was April 16 from 9:00 a.m. until noon

Thank you for volunteering! We sincerely appreciate your dedication to service, and commitment to clean water, safe lands and healthy lives.

2016 Potomac River Watershed Cleanup Results, as of April 22nd


2,627 Volunteers

108 Sites

106,960 Total Pounds of Trash

276 Tires

4,006 Cigarettes

34 Syringes

10, 785 Plastic Bags

Please make sure you submit your results via the Trash Network, or by emailing us at [email protected]


Thank you to our 2016 Corporate Champions for sponsoring this event