The Memphis River Warriors, along with volunteers from CBU and Bridges, pulled 325 tires out of the McKellar Lake area in Sept. -- 13,000 pounds of trash in all.
The Commercial Appeal reports the 2-year old, $903,000 trash collection system in Wolf River Harbor has broken and needs a $150,000 fix.
Wonder if one of these would work in Memphis - @ McKellar Lake and/or Wolf River Harbor?
As Colton Cockrum, University of Memphis professor and adviser to the River Warriors, says “Eighteen million people get their drinking water from the Mississippi River, and so we have 18 million reasons to do the right thing,”
For more about the solar-powered water wheel, click HERE.