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Splash: How did we get here?

On June 29th, 2024 Anacostia Riverkeeper will be hosting Splash — the first permitted swim in the Anacostia River in over 50 years. At Splash, residents will have a rare

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Recyling Refunds: The Time is Now

The Anacostia River has the dubious distinction of being one of only three bodies of water in the entire United States with a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for Trash.

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Small River, Global Impact

Nestled in the heart of our nation’s capital, the Anacostia River is a small but mighty river. Long overlooked and neglected, the “Forgotten River” has suffered from decades of pollution

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Data Management for Clean Waterways

This is a guest blog post from The Commons. Anacostia Riverkeeper is working with The Commons to create a unified, cloud-accessible database for our trash and other data. Learn more

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Why monitor?

Why monitor? Our water quality programs at Anacostia Riverkeeper are built on community science, also known as citizen science. We recruit a diverse group of volunteers from all across the

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Clean Waterways cleanups and advocacy for the Anacostia are key actions that Anacostia Riverkeeper takes to improve the water quality of the River.
Advocacy

Plastic Free July Webinar

Plastic Free July Webinar Trash Talk!  As part of “Plastic Free July”, Anacostia Riverkeeper hosted a webinar on the challenges related to waste reduction in Washington, DC with a specific

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Logo commemorating the Clean Water Act with the tag line "1971 - 2022 The Next 50 Years"
Advocacy

A Summary of the Clean Water Act

A summary of the Clean Water Act as we celebrate 50 years! By: Christine Burns The Clean Water Act is likely to be in the news throughout 2022, because this

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