Cahaba Riverkeeper partnered with Friends of the Cahaba River National Wildlife Refuge and Alabama Power for a river cleanup on April 9, 2016.

Trash was collected on land and by boat by 61 volunteers who collected 1.34 tons of trash at the Refuge and along Bibb County Road 24. Among the items were a sofa, tires, plastic and glass bottles and bags and bags of dirty diapers.