We will be presenting on our citizen science water quality monitoring program at this year's Maryland Water Monitoring Council Annual Conference on December 6th, 2019 in Linthicum, MD....

We will be presenting at the Chesapeake Watershed Forum in Shepardstown, WV on Saturday, November 16th focusing on trash reduction projects in the Anacostia. The session includes a deep dive in Anacostia Riverkeeper’s piece of the puzzle for a #TrashFreeDC, including how different projects were implemented....

Anacostia Riverkeeper has been awarded $45,927 by the National Fish and Wildlife Foundation (NFWF), with support from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), to extend citizen science water quality monitoring to Montgomery and Prince George's Counties in Maryland. This allows a more insight into what the water...

"EPA’s pollution limits for Anacostia, Potomac and Rock Creek are too high" Anacostia Riverkeeper, along with the Kingman Park Civic Association, and the Potomac Riverkeeper Network, have won a lawsuit against the EPA regarding fecal bacteria TMDLs (total maximum daily load). The ruling is a huge...

Today the DC area was hit by around 3.4" of rain within one hour, causing widespread flooding and inundation of many of the areas roads and public areas. One direct way that this rain can affect our rivers is by overloading our sewage systems and...

In May of 2019 Anacostia Riverkeeper staff, in coordination with other Waterkeepers around the world, collected four water samples from select sites on the Anacostia and submitted them for microplastic analysis. When results were returned microplastics were found in abundance in every sample collected at...

The Trump administration is pushing for changes that will severely damage the Clean Water Act. The proposed changes would remove some tributaries, groundwater, wetlands, temporal streams, and other waterways from the definition of “Waters of the United States”,  exposing them to hazardous pollution threats. Excluding...