Ohio River Sweep

Keep Covington Beautiful is participating in the annual Ohio River Sweep on Saturday June 18 -- and is looking for volunteers.

June 18, 2016

Last year 17,000 people converged to clean litter from the banks of the Ohio River in six states from Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, to Cairo, Illinois. Keep Covington Beautiful is leading the only sites in Northern Kentucky.

Choose from among three sites and get a light breakfast, pizza for lunch, and tools.

Visit Keep Covington Beautiful to register and get more information.

The three sites are (click link to register):

End of Greenup Street & Riverside Drive
Meet: Under the Roebling Suspension Bridge
When: 9 a.m. to noon, registration opening at 8:30.
Work Area: Riverbank from Licking River to Madison Avenue turnabout.

Licking River Greenway Trails
Meet: E.16th dead ends at Licking River.
When: 9 a.m. to noon, registration opening at 8:30.
Work Area: Bottom of flood wall to River – Invasive plant and litter cleanup.

14 Pete Rose Pier, Covington
Meet: Old Waterfront Restaurant site.
When: 9 a.m. to noon, registration opening at 8:30.
Work Area: Bottom of flood wall to Riverbank

Get more information about the Ohio River Cleanup at the Ohio River Valley Sanitation Commission site, here.