Fox 5’s Karen Gray Houston covers DC Water’s efforts to clean the Anacostia, including skimmer boats, in the wake of a recent court ruling. Federal Judge Mandates Better Clean Up Standards For Anacostia River: MyFoxDC.com Anacostia River Cleanup Ordered (WJLA-TV, 07/26/2011) DC Water GM Says Ruling Could Affect Water Bills (WAMU-FM, 07/26/2011)
The Post’s Mike DeBonis discusses the Clean Rivers Project and low-impact development as a possible alternative. D.C. Water’s tunnel vision, with green in mind (Washington Post, 05/19/2011)
On Monday, May 2, George joins various elected and environmental officials to help unveil the new DC Appleseed Report “A New Day for the Anacostia: A National Model for Urban Revitalization.” The Washington Post has a preview. DC Appleseed urges federal help to clean up Anacostia (Washington Post, 05/02/2011)
Here’s a cartoon explaining DC Water’s 20-year, $2.6 billion Clean Rivers Project from the perspective of a single water drop.
DC Water, the DC Department of Health and the US Drug Enforcement Administration advise people to turn in expired prescription and other drugs. DC Water is particularly concerned with drugs flushed down the drain – which then end up in the sewer system, and ultimately in the Potomac and the Chesapeake Bay. DC Department of