Riversweeps are annual (sometimes semi-annual) volunteer cleanup events where volunteers come together to pick up trash from our lakes.

Do your part to clean up the lakes we love!

Click on the icons below to learn more about each of the Catawba Riverkeeper Foundation’s major Riversweeps.


2019 Riversweep Dates

  • April 27: Lake Hickory
  • May 4: Fishing Creek Lake
  • May 11: Lake Norman (Spring – second Saturday in May)
  • September 21: Fishing Creek Lake (Fall)
  • October 5: Lake Wylie (always the first Saturday of October)
  • October 12: Lake Norman (Fall – second Saturday in October)
  • October 12: Mountain Island Lake
  • Lake Wateree date TBA

Want to join a Riversweep planning committee?

Email hillary@catawbariverkeeper.org for information.

Don’t see a Riversweep in your area?

Start one! We’re here to give you guidance. Email hillary@catawbariverkeeper.org or call 704-679-9494 to get started.

You can support the Riversweep effort by donating today!