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Take a Virtual 3D Tour of RiverRenew's Future Pumping Station

Holland Lane Construction Update

October 7, 2020

RiverRenew is setting the stage for healthier waterways with the preparation of the Holland Lane Lot.

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Making Way for Healthier Waterways

September 22, 2020

AlexRenew will pave the way for the RiverRenew Tunnel Project with the demolition of the Robinson Terminal North warehouse.

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An Important Message from AlexRenew’s CEO

August 18, 2020

To ensure healthier waterways for future generations, AlexRenew launched the RiverRenew project in response to a 2017 state law. This important work is being financed through state and federal loan programs to minimize rate impacts to the community.

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Take a Virtual 3D Tour of RiverRenew’s Future Pumping Station

August 17, 2020

RiverRenew’s future Pumping Station is comprised of two large shafts, 65 feet and 35 feet in diameter, that will extend 12 stories below ground.

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Alexandria’s Current Combined Sewer System at a Glance

July 22, 2020

Like many older cities in the United States, Alexandria is facing a century-old problem. Every year, millions of gallons of sewage mixed with rainwater over flow into its waterways.

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Meet Cloe!

July 21, 2020

Meet Cloe… the newest and cutest member of the RiverRenew team.

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Solving a Century-Old Problem with RiverRenew

May 26, 2020

Learn how the RiverRenew Tunnel Project will improve the health of Alexandria’s waterways and provide a safe environment for the community.

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On-Site Updates from RiverRenew Construction Partners

May 19, 2020

Meet two of our construction partners from Clark and ACE to see how they are adapting to the COVID-19 pandemic while building critical infrastructure that will improve the health of Alexandria’s waterways.

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See How We’re Keeping Construction on Schedule While Maintaining a Safe Work Environment

May 12, 2020

Learn how our construction projects stay on track amid a pandemic.

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RiverRenew Reaches Major Milestone with Finalization of Key Environmental Process

April 21, 2020

The National Park Service (NPS) issued the Finding of No Significant Impact (FONSI) on April 14, 2020 for the RiverRenew Tunnel System Project (Project), bringing the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA) process to a close.

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A New Sewage Intake System 12 Stories Below Ground is Set to be Built in Alexandria


Utility Rate Increase Cut Down as Alexandria Residents Reel from COVID-19


AlexRenew Reduces Rate Increase Due To Pandemic

Old Town Patch

Alexandria Sewer Utility Reduces Planned Rate Increase Due to Coronavirus

The Washington Post

Mysterious Lead Cache Found by Waterfront

The Alexandria Times

Combined Sewer Remediation 
The Council Connection

From Sewage Dump To Beach: Washington’s Rivers May Be Safe To Swim Within 5 Years
WAMU 88.5

RiverRenew Pushes Forward with 2025 Deadline
Alexandria Gazette Packet

Locations picked for Alexandria sewage tunnels

Environmental Study Shows Impact Of Alexandria's Sewer System Fix
Old Town Patch

Alexandria’s New Sewer Plan Assessment Released for Public Review
The Zebra

Environmental Assessment for RiverRenew Released for Public Review

Your Views: We’re all investors in Alexandria’s waterways
Alexandria Times

Opinion: Commentary: Investing in Clean Waterways and Public Health
Alexandria Gazette Packet

Virginia General Assembly approves funding for combined sewer outfall remediation
Alexandria Times

City of Alexandria and AlexRenew Announce State Funding for Combined Sewer Outfall Remediation
City of Alexandria

Project to Keep Sewage Out Of Potomac Gets Funding From Virginia
WAMU 88.5

State likely to provide $25 million to massive Alexandria sewer project
The Washington Post

"Alexandria tunneling its way out of sewage overflow problems"
Bay Journal

“After Decades Of Polluting Potomac, Alexandria Plans New Sewage Tunnel”
WAMU 88.5

“Alexandria’s Combined Sewer System Remediation Plan Gets a New Name”

“AlexRenew names outfalls remediation effort, plans community meetings”
Alexandria Times

“AlexRenew promotes clean waterways”

“Virginia regulators approve Alexandria sewer repair plan
The Washington Post

“Alexandria takes a major step to remediate its sewer system to promote healthier waterways”

“Alexandria sewage tunnel plan approved”

“DEQ signs off on city’s outfalls remediation plan”
Alexandria Times

Wet Weather Program Featured in State-By-State News
USA Today