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Iowa River Clean-Up 2015

Posted on October 5th, 2015

Brought to you by IIHR, the City of Iowa City, Engineering Staff Advisory Council, Facilities Management, the Office of Sustainability and the Iowa Geological Survey.


When: Saturday, Oct. 17

What: An Opportunity for Volunteers to Make a Difference

Where: On the banks and sidewalks of the Iowa River in Iowa City

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

When: Saturday, Oct. 17, 2014, 9–11 a.m.

Registration: Please pre-register using the form below

Please read the volunteer guidelines before registering.

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. If you have a pair of work gloves, they are recommended. Bags and some gloves will be provided.  Thank you!

2015 River Clean-Up


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