• Join Us at Our Rally in Annapolis to Oppose Potomac Fracked Gas Pipeline Threatening the Drinking Water for Millions

    Join us the evening of February 15 with concerned citizens of Maryland, Washington, DC, West Virginia and Virginia as we raise our voices in a rally on Lawyer’s Mall (in front of the State House), and then march to encircle the Governor’s Mansion! We will rally at Lawyer’s Mall and then march to the Mansion where we […]

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    Imagine A Day Without Water

    Go ahead – imagine a day without water. It’s easy to think of terrible examples — hospitals, schools, firefighting companies. Devastating.  But imagine closer to home: you wake up and that first glass of water isn’t there. Neither is the shower, no brushing your teeth. No tea or coffee. And that’s just the first 45 […]

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  • PRKN Announces Award Winners for Service to Clean Water

    Washington, D.C. – August 1 –Potomac Riverkeeper Network revealed the winners of its annual “Service to Clean Water” awards today, Nancy Stoner, President of Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN), announced today.  “These recipients work tirelessly to protect our right to clean water.  We are truly honored to recognize their contribution to PRKN and to all six […]

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  • RiverPalooza's Women on the Water honors the special role women have with clean water.

    RiverPalooza 2019: Women on the Water Paddle Day

    June 14, 2019​ | 02:30 PM – 08:30 PM (Rain Date: NO MAKE UP RAIN DATE) Join Potomac Riverkeeper Network for this special RiverPalooza 2019 Women on the Water (WOW) Paddle Day to help us stand up for clean water! Enjoy an easy paddle with your Potomac Riverkeeper Network President Nancy Stoner and staff member Emily […]

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  • Help Us Protect Clean Water! File your comments to protect the Clean Water Act today!

    Clean water is fundamental to our health and our way of life. For nearly 50 years, the Clean Water Act has promised that all Americans have access to clean water for drinking and recreation and that our country’s most valuable natural assets are protected from pollution.  But now the Trump administration is working to eliminate Clean Water […]

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  • Potomac Riverkeeper Network Announces Award Winners for Service to Clean Water

    Washington, D.C. – October 4 –Potomac Riverkeeper Network revealed the winners of its annual “Service to Clean Water” awards, Nancy Stoner, President of Potomac Riverkeeper Network (PRKN), announced today.  “These individuals and organizations work tirelessly to protect our right to clean water.  We are truly honored to recognize their contribution to PRKN and to all […]

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    UPDATE: Cancelled! High Water Conditions!! Shenandoah Birdwatching

    Due to high water conditions we regret that we must cancel this event for safety reasons!!   WHEN: Friday, September 21, 2018 Title: Shenandoah Birdwatching River: Shenandoah River Trip Description: Join your Shenandoah Riverkeeper for a gentle and beautiful float down the Shenandoah River. We will put in at the Andy Guest Shenandoah River State Park […]

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  • RiverPalooza's Women on the Water honors the special role women have with clean water.

    Women on the Water Paddle Day

    WHEN: Saturday, July 21, 2018 Title: Women on the Water River: Potomac River Trip Description: Join Potomac Riverkeeper Network for this special RiverPalooza 2018 Women on the Water (WOW) Paddle Day to help us stand up for clean water! Women have always played a critical role as stewards of our water resources: the Waitaha people […]

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  • Why Won’t Dominion Disclose Groundwater Monitoring Data?

    I’ve written previously about the report released Friday, March 2, by Dominion Energy confirming groundwater contamination at its coal burning facility in Possum Point, VA here.  The report proves extensive ground water pollution has been detected at all of its monitoring wells and also proves contamination is leaking out of Pond D toward the Potomac […]

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  • Dominion Disclosures about Groundwater Contamination at Possum Point due March 2

    Under a 2015 Environmental Protection Agency regulation, utility companies must now publicly disclose ground water monitoring data and publish the results online by March 2.  Dominion Energy has yet to post the results of its analysis for Possum Point, or indeed any of the four sites in operates in Virginia. These first-ever groundwater monitoring reports […]

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