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  • After the Storm

    After the Storm — Pollution in the Potomac

    Whenever it rains in Washington, D.C., raw sewage spills into the Potomac River. These Combined Sewer Overflows release pollutants like fecal coliform bacteria and e. coli into the waterway that can sicken animals, fish, and humans, and deplete oxygen levels causing harmful algal blooms. An outdated sewer system is to

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  • Vote Clean Water On November 3!

    When I was a little girl, my father used to take me with him to go door-to-door canvassing for the candidates he supported and then volunteering at the polling place on election day. It feels as though times were different then. Many of his friends and neighbors voted against the

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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,

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