Athens Farmers Market
September 12, 8 am – noon
Are you interested in volunteer opportunities? Do you want to be outside helping keep Athens-Clarke County’s waterways clean? Have you ever wondered how hard it is to collect litter while in a kayak? Then come by the ACC Stormwater booth at the Athens Farmers Market. We will have information about Rivers Alive and other stream clean-up opportunities, as well as a trivia game and giveaways.
Athens Water Festival
September 12, 10 am – 2 pm
Sandy Creek Park
Enjoy a day of water fun at the 6th Athens Water Festival, and engage with this year’s theme, "Conserve: WATER U waiting 4?” The festival features hands-on, interactive activities and games, such as a scavenger hunt, light saber battle (bring a bathing suit), and magic show. Run, jump, and crawl through ACC Stormwater’s Stormwater Maze or tell us what clean water means to you in our photobooth.
The cost is $2 per person to enter the park, event activities are free. The event is brought to you by ACC Stormwater, ACC Leisure Services, and ACC Public Utilities Department.
Septic Smart Week
September 21 – September 25
The US Environmental Protection Agency is celebrating the third annual Septic Smart Week, and it is Time to Get Pumped. If you have a septic system, consider joining the celebration by visiting the ACC Septic System Education website, reading the ACC Septic System brochure, or scheduling a septic system inspection and pump.