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How Is a Tunnel Built?

Look inside a similar state-of-the-art machine that RiverRenew will use to construct its tunnel system.

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Call for Artists: AlexRenew Public Art Residency

October 25, 2018

AlexRenew is seeking an artist for its first Public Art Residency with the City of Alexandria.

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Environmental Assessment Public Scoping Information

October 25, 2018

Download the discussion boards and learn more about the Environmental Assessment process.

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Contractors and Engineers: RSVP for our Industry Outreach Event

September 18, 2018

Engineers and contractors are invited to learn more about RiverRenew on November 13, 2018.

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West Street Temporary Lane Closures

August 30, 2018

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be installing equipment within manholes along West Street to monitor flows in the sewer system.

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Duke Street temporary lane closures

August 10, 2018

Over the next few weeks, we’ll be conducting site surveys along Duke Street to determine the depth and location of existing utilities below ground.

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Boring process underway in Alexandria

July 18, 2018

To help us understand the subsurface soil profile for the design of the infrastructure improvements, we also need to collect soil samples at select locations within the City of Alexandria.

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We’re conducting site surveys in your neighborhood

July 10, 2018

We’re currently conducting site surveys in three main areas of Alexandria, near Oronoco Bay Park, South Royal Street (near Jones Point Park), and along Duke Street at the intersection of Daingerfield Road.

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Wet weather program takes a major step to remediate Alexandria’s sewer system to promote healthier waterways

July 2, 2018

We’re excited to announce that Alexandria’s Long Term Control Plan Update outlining an approach to remediate Alexandria’s combined sewer system has been accepted by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.

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The River Renewer: Program E-Newsletter

In the News

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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