Potomac Programs

“Clean water is a fundamental human right. The greatest legacy we can leave for our children is access to clean water. Safeguarding the Nation’s River, which provides drinking water to approximately seven million people, is a serious responsibility.” – Dean Naujoks, Potomac Riverkeeper

Program News

NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE NEW PAK, INC.…

NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE NEW PAK, INC.…

Oct 13, 2022

Investigations Show Company’s Inadequate Sediment Control During Poultry House Construction Violates Clean Water Act, Pollutes Trout…

Robert Dreher Urges DC City Council to lift…

Robert Dreher Urges DC City Council to lift…

Oct 5, 2022

Robert Dreher, PRKN Acting Vice President of Programs & Litigation, recently testified before the DC City…

NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE ST. MARY’S COUNTY…

NOTICE OF INTENT TO SUE ST. MARY’S COUNTY…

Oct 4, 2022

Data Show County’s Wastewater Discharges Violate Clean Water Act, Pollute Oyster Beds, and Harm Watermen and…

Swimmable Potomac Report 2022

Swimmable Potomac Report 2022

Jun 2, 2022

Our Swimmable Potomac Report summarizing the findings of the Community Science Water Quality Monitoring program has…

POTOMAC  RIVERKEEPER APPLAUDS STUDY TO IDENTIFY SAFE PUBLIC…

POTOMAC  RIVERKEEPER APPLAUDS STUDY TO IDENTIFY SAFE PUBLIC…

May 31, 2022

Thanks to Rep. Eleanor Holmes Norton for her Leadership in Requesting Study to Identify Locations for…

PRKN Sues Alexandria for Violations of Federal Environmental…

PRKN Sues Alexandria for Violations of Federal Environmental…

May 12, 2022

Unlawful Discharge of Coal Tar Pollutants from Oronoco Street Outfall Contributes to Imminent and Substantial Endangerment…

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