Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services Hosts Creek Week March 16-23 

Mallard Creek

Charlotte-Mecklenburg Storm Water Services and its partners are hosting events March 16-23 to celebrate and appreciate the 3,000 miles of creeks in Mecklenburg County. There will be more than 15 educational and volunteer opportunities available for all ages this Creek Week. Volunteers will teach the community about our precious waterways and how to keep them clean and healthy.  

Residents can sign up to clean a creek near their neighborhood, spend a lunch hour volunteering, or enjoy family story time with Stormy the Storm Water Turtle. From Saturday, March 16 through Saturday, March 23 there are activities each day. The week concludes with The Big Spring Clean on Saturday, March 23, 9 a.m. - noon, as hundreds of residents gather at creek locations around Charlotte-Mecklenburg for a big, one-day cleanup event.  

You can visit our website at and click on the Creek Week banner for more information, including events and registration. Spots are filling up and we encourage you to sign up in advance.  

Creek Week partners include the towns of Cornelius, Davidson, Huntersville, Matthews, Mint Hill and Pineville. Other partners include Catawba Riverkeeper, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Charlotte Wildlife Stewards, Keep Charlotte Beautiful, Mecklenburg County Park and Recreation and North Carolina Wildlife Federation.