Creek Week

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What is Creek Week?

The 2019 Creek Week takes place September 28, 2019 to October 6, 2019. To register or for more information, please visit the Fountain Creek Week website.

DiscoverCOS: Litter Letter Project

DiscoverCOS: Litter Letter Project

Creek Week is a 9-day, watershed-wide litter and debris collection event that takes place at the end of September and beginning of October. Service groups, neighborhoodA geographic sub0area within the city that contains but is not limited to residential land uses. The extent of a neighborhood is variable and may be defined by tradition, organizational boundaries, the period of building and development, or subdivision patterns. Neighborhood boundaries may include such features as major streets or other physical elements. associations, scouts, schools, churches, and individuals all donate their time to help clean up the Fountain Creek Watershed. The event is also a chance to raise awareness about the watershed, our water supply, the district and the littering issue to make our communities cleaner, safer and more beautiful.

Here's how Creek Week has grown over the years

YearNumber of VolunteersNumber of GroupsAmount of Trash Cleaned
2014625426.8 tons
20151,549579.4 tons
20162,4007013.5 tons
20172,5928130 tons
20182,79199

24 tons

   84.2 tons total!