Daily Archives: May 13, 2017

Results from the 8th Annual Occoquan River Cleanup (April 29, 2017)

Thanks to the more than 225 volunteers (including 70 on-water) who cleaned up debris on the water, land or assisted in moving the debris on shore to waiting trucks or dumpsters.   Volunteers collected approximately 5,000 pounds of trash:  405 bags of trash, 26 tires, 4 barrels (50-gallon).

Volunteers from these organizations or businesses participated:  George Mason University students, Northern Virginia Geocaching Organization, REI, Girl Scouts 289  and Boy Scout Troop 670 that cleaned up a segment of Bull Run and the Occoquan River on rainy 22 April. Troop 1882, Troop 2882, American Nepal Society, Prince William Rowing Club, Habitat for Humanity, West Manassas Super Target, Devils Reach Condo Association cleaned County stormwater drains and ponds.

A summary of the cleanup was presented to the PW County Board of Supervisors at their meeting on May 9, 2017.  Click on the link below to view the presentation (pdf file).

Presentation- PWC BOS – May 9 2017