• 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

    Imagine A Day Without Water — October 21st

    The Potomac River provides clean, safe drinking water to almost 6 million people within the river basin. Close to 100 million gallons of water are taken from the river and transported to homes, schools, restaurants, hospitals, and dozens of other businesses and amenities daily1. This water is used for drinking, cooking, cleaning, showering, and removing […]

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  • Potomac River Watershed Clean Up

    Come Get Your Feet Wet and Hands Dirty Help Us Keep the Potomac Trash-Free ABOUT THIS EVENT Clean-ups will be held the first Saturday of the month from August to October at Oronoco Park at the Alexandria Waterfront. These events are basic to our mission of enhancing public use and enjoyment of local rivers. Please […]

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  • Potomac River Watershed Clean Up

    Come Get Your Feet Wet and Hands Dirty Help Us Keep the Potomac Trash-Free ABOUT THIS EVENT Clean-ups will be held the first Saturday of the month from August to October at Oronoco Park at the Alexandria Waterfront. These events are basic to our mission of enhancing public use and enjoyment of local rivers. Please […]

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  • Potomac River Watershed Clean Up

    Come Get Your Feet Wet and Hands Dirty Help Us Keep the Potomac Trash-Free ABOUT THIS EVENT Clean-ups will be held the first Saturday of the month from August to October at Oronoco Park at the Alexandria Waterfront. These events are basic to our mission of enhancing public use and enjoyment of local rivers. Please […]

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  • Shenandoah Watershed Compact

    More than 300,000 of us live in the Shenandoah watershed. Our interests in the river are at times both complementary and competing. As economies in the Shenandoah Valley change, so do the challenges and pressures facing water resources. Both urban and rural areas generate pollutant loads that compromise local waters and those downstream, such as […]

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  • We Are On the Beat Protecting Your Right to Clean Water

    As a lover of the beautiful Potomac and Shenandoah Rivers, you already know that Potomac Riverkeeper Network works every day to stop pollution to protect the rivers you depend on as your drinking water source, as habitat for the birds and wildlife you love, and for good, clean fun like kayaking and paddleboarding. Thank you […]

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  • Potomac Watershed Clean Up Initiative

    Help Us Keep the Potomac Trash-Free Join us at National Harbor or Alexandria Waterfront! From April to October, we have clean up events – the second Saturday of the month at National Harbor and the third Sunday of the month at Oronoco Park at the Alexandria Waterfront.   For National Harbor – 2nd Saturday of […]

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  • Water Justice

    The mission of the Potomac Riverkeeper Network is to protect the public’s right to clean water.  To me, this necessarily includes the concept of Water Justice. What is water justice, and why is it important? We all agree, or we should, that every person on the planet has a right to clean water. I could […]

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  • Potomac River Watershed Clean Up

      Help Us Keep the Potomac Trash-Free, Join us at National Harbor! Clean-ups will be held every second Saturday of the month from April to October at National Harbor. These events are basic to our mission of enhancing public use and enjoyment of local rivers. National Harbor is a fantastic PRKN supporter, so we are thrilled […]

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