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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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In the News

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