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May 26, 2020

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.

Within the next year, construction will begin on the RiverRenew Tunnel Project to comply with a 2017 law enacted by the Virginia General Assembly. When complete, the Tunnel Project will prevent the discharge of millions of gallons of combined sewage to Alexandria’s waterways, which will lead to benefits for residents, wildlife, and water quality.

Learn more about the largest infrastructure project in Alexandria’s history through this new animated video.