An annual effort to clean the banks of the Scioto River takes place in Chillicothe this weekend.

The 20th annual Scioto River Waterway Cleanup gets underway at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, April 22nd at the boat ramp in the Yoctangee Park Annex. Participants will then be cleaning up the area that spans from the U.S. 35 bridge to the Bridge Street bridge.

Volunteers are advised to wear old clothing, rubber boots and gloves. Refreshments will be provided.