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 May 17


9,046 Volunteers

257 Sites

320,116 Total Pounds of Trash

1,004 Tires

12,664 Cigarettes

34 Syringes/Sharps

16,118 Plastic Bags

Please make sure you submit your results via the Trash Network, or by emailing us at PotomacCleanup@fergusonfoundation.org


Thank you to our 2016 Corporate Champions for sponsoring this event