Volunteers can enjoy the autumn weather and help the environment during the semiannual Renew Our Rivers cleanup the Saturday, Oct. 29 on Lake Mitchell. Alabama Power is partnering with the Lake Mitchell Home Owners Association and other community organizers for the second Read More
Students at the University of Alabama got a lesson on how to protect Alabama’s waterways on Sept. 28 while hosting the Renew Our Rivers Tuscaloosa Riverwalk. Nearly 100 students collected trash alongside the Black Warrior River and had the opportunity to learn the importance of Read More
After two days of hard work, volunteers collect over 2 tons of trash from lake. The Smith Lake Environmental Preservation Committee (SLEPC) had its annual spring cleanup June 10-11, removing more than 2 tons of debris. Starting at 8:30 a.m., 26 volunteers Read More
Great projects often have small beginnings. Wake the World, a successful program that enables underprivileged youngsters to engage in water sports, started in 2008 in North Carolina when eight families provided a day at the lake for children’s home residents. Founder Greg Read More
Alabama Power is committed to partnering with our neighbors to clean up our waterways.
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Renew Our Rivers has grown from a single river cleanup event in Gadsden to a nationally recognized campaign that includes Alabama, Georgia, Mississippi and the Florida panhandle, six river systems and brings together thousands of volunteers each year.
You can count on Alabama Power to continue working hard to make Alabama a better place to live.
Sign up to volunteer along the lake nearest you during Renew Our Rivers. Contact the coordinator listed on the schedule for details and directions.
Alabama Power, with the help of volunteers around the Southeast, removed more than 12 million pounds of trash from 2000 to 2012 through Renew Our Rivers. The trash and debris removed includes bottles and cans to tires, water heaters, refrigerators and boats.