Posts Tagged ‘Potomac River’

Report: The Potomac River Is The Healthiest It’s Been ‘in Decades’ [UPDATE]

The river is rising.

Potomac Oil Spill Linked to Common Source

What that source is, however, has yet to be confirmed.

Don’t Eat These Fish From D.C.’s Rivers

Just let them keep swimming.

Source of Potomac Oil Spill Unclear as Investigation Continues

There is a chance the source of the spill will never be found.

‘Rainbow Sheen’ Reported in Potomac Has Tainted More Than a Dozen Geese

Eighteen "oiled geese" have been reported so far.

Thousands of Gallons of Fuel Spill Into Potomac River Near National Airport

"There’s no reason to believe there will be any long term damage to the river or related waterways," a DOEE spokesperson says.

District Line Daily: Same Old, Same Old in the Wilson Building

The Georgetown rabbi charged with voyeurism will appear in court today.

Shit in the Potomac Forces Nation’s Triathlon to Cancel Swimming Portion

Saturday night's storm caused the city's sewage pipes to overflow.

Photo: River’s Edge

Georgetown, July 26

D.C. Man Will Brave Potomac Pollution to Promote Swimming

The waters of the Potomac River have been known to contain sewer water and chemicals that scramble fish's sexes, but that isn't stopping Jeff Brown. Brown, a former Army lieutenant, plans to swim eight miles in the river in July to convince more black and Latino people to try swimming.
Brown's swim, set for July 20, [...]

Photos: Potomac River

Hains Point, December 17

Potomac Not That Endangered?

Maybe the most amusing part of this story about whether the American Rivers list of the "Top 10 Most Endangered Rivers" is actually meaningful is this quote in the Post:
“Any time you have a list, whether it’s the top 10 movies of the year, or the top 10 endangered rivers, there’s always some subjective judgment [...]

Potomac River Health Downgraded

The Potomac River seems to be giving the Anacostia a run for its money these days. The Potomac Conservancy has downgraded the health of the river from the D+ they gave it in 2007 to a D in a new report. The river saw a lower rating because of "continuing concerns about poor land use practices [...]

This Week’s Page Three Photo

Georgetown Waterfront, September 30
Page three photos are now in a big picture gallery.

Photo: Sunday, Swing

Virginia, May 29