ATLANTA -- This year's Sweep the Hooch event is expected to be the biggest one yet.
The annual Chattahoochee River clean-up to slated to attract nearly 600 volunteers at a number of locations along the water.
Last year, Sweep the Hooch participants gathered up nearly four tons of trash.
"This is the kind of hands-on work that Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and our partners do that reaffirms our commitment to keeping our river clean," Chattahoochee Riverkeeper executive director Sally Bethea said in a statement. "We'll have volunteers paddling the river, wading in the water and combing the shoreline for trash."
Clean-up locations along the Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area run from Buford Dam to Paces Mill.
Sweep the Hooch will be Saturday, Apr. 13 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. To sign up as an individual or with a group, visit sweepthehooch.org.