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Posted on: October 19, 2022

[ARCHIVED] Fall River Clean Up Trash Weigh-In Totals

Fall River Clean Up Weigh-In

Around 475 volunteers picked up trash and recyclable material during the weekend of October 1, 2022, for the Fall River Cleanup. 

An estimated 2,355 pounds of trash, 563 pounds of recycling and 11 tires. Cleanup areas included San Marcos River from City Park to Stokes Park; Purgatory Creek; Willow Creek; Sink Creak; Sessom Creek; Downtown and drainage ditches along Hopkins Street, Charles Austin Drive, and Hwy 123. 

For information about cleanups, contact Community Enhancement Initiatives Manager Amy Thomaides at For media inquiries, contact

About Keep San Marcos Beautiful

Keep San Marcos Beautiful (KSMB) is a city program dedicated to beautifying and improving the San Marcos community environment through programming and education in litter prevention, beautification, waste reduction and sustainability.  

About Habitat Conservation Plan

The Habitat Conservation Plan (HCP) is a federal plan that protects endangered and threatened species.  The San Marcos River habitat and flows are protected through this plan with a portion of the HCP’s funding designated to implement several habitat enhancement measures in our river.  


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