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Video: From the Field – Restoring Washington, D.C.’s Urban Streams

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Check out this great video from The Chesapeake Bay Program about what Washington, D.C. is doing to repair and restore the health of their urban streams. Watch to see how the Bandalong Litter Trap in Kenilworth Park (Watts Branch) is playing a part in cleaning D.C.’s waterways. Watch the video here or click below! From The Cheasapeake Bay Program: Peter Hill…

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Washington, DC Installs Two New Bandalong Litter Traps on the Anacostia River

Bandalong Litter Trap in James Creek Marina in Washington, DC

Once again, Storm Water Systems is proud to be involved with our nation’s capital’s on-going efforts to prevent trash from entering waterways. Washington DC started 2012 off right with the installation of two new Bandalong Litter Traps. According to a press release from the District Department of the Environment (DDOE), “the two Bandalongs, one installed in Marvin Gaye Park  and…

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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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Washington DC Announces Plans to Install Two New Bandalong Litter Traps on the Anacostia River

Once again, our nation’s capital has proven they are committed to protecting the environment, starting with their beloved Anacostia River.   In April, the District Department of the Environment announced they would be awarding a grant to the Anacostia Riverkeeper and Groundwork Anacostia, DC for the purchase and installation of two more Bandalong Litter Traps. The first Bandalong was installed…

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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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