French Broad River Festival river cleanup cancelled due to sewage spill

Full announcement from Riverlink:

Hello everyone,

It is with regret that I must announce that the French Broad River Cleanup scheduled for May 3rd is CANCELLED. Due to a recent sewage spill on the French Broad.

I apologize for the inconvenience, and wish you all a happy Festival. Please remember the French Broad, which will need our help more than ever after the recent spill, and we hope you’ll be able to join us for the cleanup effort next year. Please contact RiverLink for other river cleanup opportunities on and around the French Broad.

Please feel free to contact me if you have any questions.

Best regards,


Contact Zuzana Vanha, NOC Events Manager for details at or 828.488.7285


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0 thoughts on “French Broad River Festival river cleanup cancelled due to sewage spill

  1. brebro

    They can’t clean up the river until they first clean up the river.

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