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Iowa River Clean-Up 2018

Logos of the sponsors of the 2018 River Clean-up: UI Facilities Management, IIHR, Graduate Student Senate, Office of Sustainability, Theme Semester, and City of Iowa CitySaturday, April 21

What: A Volunteer Opportunity to Make a Difference

Where: On the Banks of the Iowa River in Iowa City

Meet at University Water Plant parking lot, 208 West Burlington St., Iowa City
(next to the UI Main Library parking lot) (Map)

When: Saturday, April 21, 2018, 9–11 a.m.

Registration: Please preregister using the form below.

Volunteers will remove garbage from the banks of the Iowa River from Hancher to railroad trestle, weather permitting

Volunteer activities, in addition to the removal of small debris, may include the removal of larger trash from the banks and sandbars of the river (i.e., tires or building materials). Volunteers may also choose to sort and wash recyclable material from the collected debris.  The clean-up will be outdoors. Please plan accordingly by wearing proper attire: sturdy closed-toe shoes, bug spray, sunscreen, etc. Bags and gloves will be provided.

Breakfast and refreshments provided by the UI Graduate Student Senate

Thank you!


Iowa River Clean-Up Registration Form

  • All volunteers will sign-in at the parking lot near the Main Library on the east side of the Iowa River.

  • In case of inclement weather, please check this website ( to determine if the event has been canceled.

  • Individuals with disabilities are encouraged to attend all University of Iowa-sponsored events. If you are a person with a disability who requires a reasonable accommodation in order to participate in this program, please contact Jackie Hartling Stolze in advance at 319-335-6410.


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