The call for social distancing by the COVID-19 pandemic is a challenge especially for Prince William County residents who enjoy promoting water quality awareness through water quality monitoring and streams cleanup events.
Last spring, the big Annual Occoquan River cleanup among other water quality events were cancelled due to the pandemic. But this has not stopped volunteers' willingness to impact local streams in PWC as they could still be seen working as individuals an families to make a difference. This shows PWC residents have taken the protection of water as a natural resource more personal.
Special thanks to all the families and individuals who have put on their social distancing hats to engage on private stream cleanup events and water quality monitoring. They affirm how much vitality is gained interacting with the nature environment!
Are you thinking of making a difference on your nearby pond(s) or waterway this fall while maintaining social distance?
Join Prince William Trials and Streams Coalition (PWTSC) this September, Friends Of the Occoquan (FOTO) in October and other Water Quality Awareness Partners under the District in their efforts to keep the Occoquan River clean; the Occoquan River is a drinking water source for most part of Prince William and Fairfax Counties
These cleanup efforts are not limited only around the Occoquan River. Join the District in promoting water quality awareness anywhere in Prince William County.
Clean any nearby stream or pond(s) this fall!
Get an Adopt-a-Stream/Pond sign at any chosen site!
Maintain social distance while working!
Contact the District for support if needed!
Share your data and pictures with the District!