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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...