ACTIVITY ALERTAlexRenew crews will be collecting soil samples at sites around Alexandria. Learn more.

Solving a Century-Old Problem with RiverRenew

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

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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Subsurface Investigations in Alexandria

April 20, 2020

RiverRenew will be collecting soil samples and environmental data at through Alexandria, at African American Heritage Park and near Royal S. Street and Jones Point Park.

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Amid Pandemic, RiverRenew Forges Ahead

April 6, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic continues, the RiverRenew Program is still on track to meet its legislative mandate of completion by July 1, 2025.

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Watch AlexRenew Prepare for the Largest Infrastructure Project in Alexandria’s History

December 11, 2019

Go behind the scenes and learn more about how construction activity at AlexRenew is setting the stage for the RiverRenew program.

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Learn How RiverRenew is Preparing for Climate Change

October 23, 2019

Discover how the effects of climate change are analyzed to ensure an adaptable and resilient design of RiverRenew facilities.

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Emptying the Tunnel: AlexRenew’s New Pumping Station

October 14, 2019

Discover the new Tunnel Dewatering and Pumping Station coming soon to AlexRenew.

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River Boring Activities Expected to Begin Soon

April 8, 2019

RiverRenew will be collecting soil samples in the Potomac River over the next several weeks.

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

ALX NOW

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
WTOP News

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”
LocalDVM.com

“Virginia regulators approve Alexandria sewer repair plan
The Washington Post

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

“Alexandria sewage tunnel plan approved”
WTOP News

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

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

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