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GWARDC Involves Community with the Bandalong Litter Trap

L to R: Storm Water Systems Vice President Mark Kirves, GWARDC Executive Director Dennis Chestnut, DDOE's Matt Robinson and Bandalong Project Manager Jason Davis visiting the Watts Branch Bandalong in August 2011

In February of 2011, the District Department of the Environment (DDOE) awarded Groundwork Anacostia River DC (GWARDC) the maintenance contract of the Bandalong Litter Trap that was installed on the Watts Branch Tributary in early 2009. Since then, the Bandalong Litter Trap has proven to be not only an effective piece of technology for removing litter and debris from our…

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SPOTLIGHT: Dog River Clearwater Revival Strives to “Trap the Trash” with a Bandalong Litter Trap

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After years of witnessing the quality of the water in their watershed decline, Dog River Clearwater Revival (DRCR), a non-profit organization of local citizens, has taken matters into their own hands. No longer willing to wait on the City of Mobile to be accountable, the advocacy group has launched a campaign to raise money for the purchase of a Bandalong…

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