LA PLATA, Md. – Help improve Charles County’s waterways and combat litter by volunteering in the 30th annual Potomac River Watershed Cleanup on Saturday, April 14 from 9 a.m. to noon.  Volunteer opportunities range from collecting litter to leading and organizing a cleanup site. Charles County has nearly two dozen established sites and is always interested in welcoming new sites to this program. Visit for a complete listing of sites.

This is an excellent opportunity for students and scouts to earn community service hours! The Potomac River Watershed Cleanup event will be held rain or shine.

For details, please call the Charles County Department of Public Works, Environmental Resources Division, at 301-932-3599 or visit and click on find an event.  Potomac River Watershed Cleanup is made possible with the support of the Charles County Board of Commissioners.