Stream Cleanup

The City of Gainesville Water Resources hosts their annual Stream Cleanup in September. Be on the lookout for the dates of our next cleanup event! 

Grab your crew and get outside for this fun, socially-distanced volunteer opportunity!

Department of Water Resources - 2020 Virtual Rivers Alive Stream Cleanup Promo from City of Gainesville Georgia on Vimeo

Online Registration

Register online for the Virtual Stream Cleanup.

Step 1: Select Your Team

Gather your housemates, family and/or friends! We simply ask all participants do their part in practicing safe social distancing and to follow CDC guidelines.

Step 2: Select Your Date, Time & Location - New

That's right! New this year, your group will be able to select when and where you all clean up, just schedule it sometime during the week of (2021 Date TBD). If you don't have a neighborhood stream or other location in mind, we can help! Indicate you would like for us to assign your group a location when you register and we will be in contact with you shortly.

Step 3: Register Your Group & Location with Us

Click the link below to register! Based on the information, we will include the appropriate number of supplies in your cleanup kit including complimentary Rivers Alive face buffs!

Step 4: Pick up Your Cleanup Kit

Once you have received a confirmation email from us sharing your kit is ready, stop by our office at 2641 Old Flowery Branch Road in Gainesville to pick it up!

Cleanup Kit

The cleanup kit includes:

  • Gloves
  • Instructions on what to do when you're done!
  • Liability waivers (DOC) to be signed by each participant
  • Rivers Alive Face Buffs
  • Trash Bags

Additional Information

  • Collected litter will be hauled off by the City of Gainesville and Keep Hall Beautiful
  • We ask all participants to follow CDC guidelines and practice social distancing
  • Face buffs are limited and therefore are first come, first served

For any questions, find us on Facebook.

Special Thanks to Our Partners!

Rivers Alive
Keep Hall Beautiful Working together for a clean, green, and healthy community