It's that time of year again for the annual Wright Patman Clean Up March 22-24 in Texarkana.Local scouts will team with the Corps of Engineers to clean up the lake and surrounding camping areas.

According to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Wright Patman is a multi-purpose flood control lake with a conservation pool storage capacity of 145,300 acre-feet and flood control pool storage capacity of 2,509,000 acre-feet (one acre-foot is one acre of water one foot deep, or about 326,000 gallons.)

The Wright Patman Lake Dam is located at river mile 44.5 on the Sulphur River about 9 miles southwest of Texarkana, Texas.  The Dam is located in Bowie and Cass Counties and the lake extends throughout portions of Bowie, Cass, Morris, Titus, and Red River Counties.

If you would like to participate in this clean up please call Bob Pearcy at 903-793-2179 or send him an email bpearcy@bsamail.org for more information.