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Charles County, Maryland

Annual River Watershed Cleanups Set for April

For Immediate Release
Wednesday, March 13, 2019 - 10:00am

Annual River Watershed Cleanups Set for April

Help improve Charles County's waterways and combat litter by volunteering in a watershed cleanup this April. Volunteer opportunities range from collecting litter to leading and organizing a cleanup site. Charles County has nearly two dozen established sites and is always interested in welcoming new sites to this program. 

Patuxent River Watershed Cleanup
Saturday, April 6
Potomac River Watershed Cleanup
Saturday, April 13
9 a.m. to noon


This is an excellent opportunity for students and scouts to earn community service hours! The Potomac River Watershed Cleanup event will be held rain or shine.

For details, please call the Charles County Department of Public Works, Environmental Resources Division, at 301-932-3599 or visit for a list of events. Potomac River Watershed Cleanup is made possible with the support of the Charles County Board of Commissioners.


About Charles County Government

The mission of Charles County Government is to provide our citizens the highest quality service possible in a timely, efficient and courteous manner. To achieve this goal, our government must be operated in an open and accessible atmosphere, be based on comprehensive long- and short-term planning and have an appropriate managerial organization tempered by fiscal responsibility. We support and encourage efforts to grow a diverse workplace. Charles County is a place where all people thrive and businesses grow and prosper; where the preservation of our heritage and environment is paramount; where government services to its citizens are provided at the highest level of excellence; and where the quality of life is the best in the nation.

It is the policy of Charles County to provide equal employment opportunity to all persons regardless of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religious or political affiliation or opinion, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity or expression, or any other status protected by law.