swimmable potomac town hall

Swimmable Potomac Town Hall

Join DC water quality experts Jonathan Champion and Alicia Ritzenthaler from DC’s Department of Energy and the Environment (DOEE), and Potomac Riverkeeper, Dean Naujoks, for a town hall discussion of swimming opportunities in the Potomac River in DC. We will discuss why swimming was banned in DC rivers in 1971 and why it is now high time to lift that ban.

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CSO Outfall 29 Dry Weather Events

Imagine you are out paddling along the shores of the Lower Potomac River, enjoying a crisp but sunny fall day. You can feel the warmth of the sun on your shoulders as you paddle your kayak or SUP, and are admiring the sounds of the Canada Geese flying overhead signifying the arrival of fall. Suddenly … Read More

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