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Let's talk trash: Downtown river clean-up impact

Here's a little trash talk: litter and debris was removed from the downtown portion of the Zumbro River. And, oh, where there some unique finds! Check out what the group of our Clean and Safe Ambassadors, Rochester Downtown Alliance staff, and the City of Rochester's Community Action Team members picked out of the river and its banks.

  Twenty bags worth of litter


  52 golf balls


  Large debris like a rusty bike, metal fence posts, and welding equipment


  One of the Clean and Safe Ambassadors’ cousin’s student ID

  If you notice something that needs our Clean and Safe Ambassadors' attention in downtown Rochester, please reach out by calling 507-316-7511.