White River Clean-Up

September 2016 - The City of Carmel and neighboring communities invite you to  the 22nd Annual White River Clean-Up on  Saturday, September 10th, 8 a.m. to Noon. This will be Carmel’s 12th year participating in the event.  Volunteers will remove trash from the White River in an effort to make a difference in our community and improve water quality.

For more information, visit www.whiterivercleanup.org.

 

 

 



 

September 2015 - The City of Carmel and neighboring communities invite you to join us on  Saturday, September 12th, for the 21st Annual White River Clean-Up.  This will be Carmel’s 11th year participating in the event.  Volunteers will remove trash from the White River in an effort to make a difference in our community and improve water quality.

Volunteers can register on-site the day of the event, but all groups should pre-register by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

Volunteers will be provided with clean-up supplies, water, lunch, and a White River Cleanup T-shirt (while supplies last).  Volunteers are encouraged to wear sturdy shoes and old clothes that can get dirty and wet.  Volunteers can meet at one of two locations:

Carmel (317.571.2441) / Fishers (317.567.5056) Location:

8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
14556 River Road, Carmel, IN
(River Road - ½ mile south of 146th Street on east side of Road)

Noblesville Location (317-770-5132):

The Moose Lodge at 950 Field Drive (near SR-19), Noblesville, IN
8:00am to 12:00pm

It is important for the City of Carmel to participate in this opportunity to protect the White River as a natural resource and bring awareness to storm water pollution prevention. Residents are encouraged to support and participate in the City’s efforts to preserve and protect the environmental beauty and recreational value of the White River and other waterways so that they may be enjoyed by future generations.

Additionally, Mayor Jim Brainard has declared the week of September 6th-12th “Water Awareness Week”.  In observance of “Water Awareness Week,” the City reminds residents to please:

  • Refrain from dumping anything into a ditch, stream, or storm drain, including yard waste.
  • Clean up and properly dispose of pet or animal waste.
  • Use a soil test to determine your lawn’s fertilizer needs and consider the use of phosphorus free fertilizers.
  • Use bug, rodent, algae, and weed killers sparingly and according to the label.
  • Wash your car at a full or self-service car wash instead of your driveway.
  • Direct swimming pool and spa filter backwash into the sanitary sewer.
  • Report any illegal dumping into storm drains or waterways to the City of Carmel Engineering Department at 317-571-2441 (within city limits and during normal business hours), or IDEM’s 24-hour hotline at 1-888-233-7745.

For more information and tips, please go to http://www.carmel.in.gov, click on Departments, Storm Water Management, and then Storm Water Program.  If you can’t make the cleanup, consider attending one of the many White River Festival events throughout September promoted by Carmel’s education partner, the White River Alliance.  The Festival lineup can be found at http://whiteriverfestival.org/.

 

 



 

September 2014 - The City of Carmel and neighboring communities invite you to join us on  Saturday, September 13th, for the 20th Annual White River Clean-Up.  This will be Carmel’s 10th year participating in the event.  Volunteers will remove trash from the White River in an effort to make a difference in our community and improve water quality.

Volunteers can register on-site the day of the event, but all groups must pre-register by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Volunteers will be provided with clean-up supplies, water, lunch, and a White River Cleanup T-shirt (while supplies last).  Volunteers are encouraged to wear sturdy shoes and old clothes that can get dirty and wet.  Volunteers can meet at one of two locations:

Noblesville Location:
Hours: 8am to 2pm
The Moose Lodge at 950 Field Drive near SR-19 (317) 776-6353
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Carmel (317.571.2441) / Fishers (317.567.5056) Location:
(Entrance on East Side of Intersection at 106th Street and Hazel Dell Parkway)
Hours: 8:30am to 1:00pm
Hazel Landing Park, 10601 Hazel Dell Pkwy, Carmel, Indiana

It is important for the City of Carmel to participate in this opportunity to protect the White River as a natural resource and bring awareness to storm water pollution prevention.  Residents are encouraged to support and participate in the City’s efforts to preserve and protect the environmental beauty and recreational value of the White River and other waterways so that they may be enjoyed by future generations.

Additionally, Mayor Jim Brainard has declared the week of September 7th-13th “Water Awareness Week”.  In observance of “Water Awareness Week,” the City reminds residents to please:

  • Refrain from dumping anything into a ditch, stream, or storm drain, including yard waste.
  • Clean up and properly dispose of pet or animal waste.
  • Use a soil test to determine your lawn’s fertilizer needs and consider the use of phosphorus free fertilizers.
  • Use bug, rodent, algae, and weed killers sparingly and according to the label.
  • Wash your car at a full or self-service car wash instead of your driveway.
  • Direct swimming pool and spa filter backwash into the sanitary sewer.
  • Report any illegal dumping into storm drains or waterways to the City of Carmel Engineering Department at 317-571-2441 (within city limits and during normal business hours), or IDEM’s 24-hour hotline at 1-888-233-7745.

For more information and tips, please go to the City of Carmel Storm Water website.

 

 

 



 

September 2013 - The City of Carmel and neighboring communities invite you to join us on Saturday, September 14th, for the 19th Annual White River Clean-Up.  This will be Carmel’s 9th year participating in the event.  Volunteers will remove debris from the White River in an effort to make a difference in our community and improve water quality.

Volunteers can register on-site the day of the event, but all groups must pre-register by emailing This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .  Volunteers will be provided with clean-up supplies, water, lunch, and a White River Cleanup T-shirt (while supplies last).  Volunteers are encouraged to wear sturdy shoes and old clothes that can get dirty and wet.  Volunteers can meet at one of two locations:

Noblesville Location:
The Moose Lodge at 950 Field Drive near SR-19 (317) 776-6353
Hours: 9am to 3pm
Carmel (317.571.2441) / Fishers (317.567.5056) Location:
Renner’s Automotive at 8190 E. 146th Street
(NW Corner of 146th and the White River)
Hours: 8:30am to 1:30pm

It is important for the City of Carmel to participate in this opportunity to protect the White River as a natural resource and bring awareness to storm water pollution prevention.  Residents are encouraged to support and participate in the City’s efforts to preserve and protect the environmental beauty and recreational value of the White River and other waterways so that they may be enjoyed by future generations.

Additionally, Mayor Jim Brainard has declared the week of September 8th-14th “Water Awareness Week.”  In observance of “Water Awareness Week,” the City reminds residents to please:

  • Refrain from dumping anything into a ditch, stream, or storm drain, including yard waste.
  • Clean up and properly dispose of pet or animal waste.
  • Use a soil test to determine your lawn’s fertilizer needs and consider the use of phosphorus free fertilizers.
  • Use bug, rodent, algae, and weed killers sparingly and according to the label.
  • Wash your car at a full or self-service car wash instead of your driveway.
  • Direct swimming pool and spa filter backwash into the sanitary sewer.
  • Report any illegal dumping into storm drains or waterways to the City of Carmel Engineering Department at 317-571-2441 (within city limits and during normal business hours), or IDEM’s 24-hour hotline at 1-888-233-7745.

For more information and tips, please visit the City’s website at www.carmel.in.gov, click on, Departments, then Engineering, and then Storm Water Information.

 

 


 

Saturday, September 8, 2012
8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Carmel Residents will meet at Renner’s Automotive
8190 E. 146th Street
NW Corner of 146th and the White River

Join this community volunteer event to clean-up and take care of our little piece of the White River.  Lunch is provided.  Questions? Call 571-2441   See Event Flier for details