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What you do can have a great impact on the environment. It's up to you whether that impact is beneficial or detrimental.
Mecklenburg County offers volunteer opportunities for citizens who want to improve the quality of our water and land.
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Adopt a StreamWalk a mile-long stream segment twice a year to locate water pollution sources.
Big Spring CleanJump in a creek or lake the last Saturday in September to remove trash, tires and other junk from our waterways.
Clean Streams, Green LawnsProtect the water quality of our creeks and lakes while maintaining your yard's health and appearance.
Creek ReLeafPlant trees along streams to protect watersheds and the source of our drinking water.
Groundwater Advisory CommitteeHelp advise policymakers on protecting groundwater.
Groundwater GuardianHelp empower and educate your neighbors about protecting groundwater in your community.
Storm Drain MarkingVolunteer to place markers on storm drains to discourage people from dumping.
Storm Water Advisory CommitteeTake part in the storm water management and decision-making process.
Water Quality MonitoringVolunteer to track water temperature, pH and other essential aspects of water quality. We provide training and the monitoring kit.
Water WatchersWatch for and report pollution in our creeks, lakes or storm drains.
Mecklenburg County Public Health encourages all eligible residents ages 12 and older to get a free COVID-19 vaccination.