SANDY POINT CLEAN UP| Swimming ban remains in effect as clean up continues

SANDY POINT CLEAN UP| Swimming ban remains in effect as clean up continues

BALTIMORE (WBFF)-- The Maryland Department of Natural Resources is continuing to clean Sandy Point State Park as swimming remains prohibited.

Tuesday, swimming was halted at the park due to large amounts of debris in the water as a result of the Conowingo Dam release.

Two large scale clean-up days are scheduled this week.

The first one is scheduled for Thursday, August 2nd and the next one is Saturday, August 4th.

Both clean-up days will start at 9 am. The end time will be determined based on the weather and other variables.

The park will provide gloves and drinking water. Volunteers will NOT have to pay the entry fee and should wear solid shoes and bring bug spray.

DNR asks that no small children be brought the clean up site as the debris is a 'tangled mess of unknown.'

Volunteers are asked to complete a this form online prior to arriving.

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