Clean Rivers Project

Everything you need to know about the Clean Rivers Project and how it affects...

your neighborhood
your water
your rivers
your life
The Clean Rivers Project is DC Water's ongoing program to reduce combined sewer overflows (CSO's) into the District's waterways - the Anacostia and Potomac Rivers and Rock Creek. The Project is a massive infrastructure and support program designed to capture and clean wastewater during rainfalls before it ever reaches our rivers.
Just the facts
System-wide CSO volume
CSO volume to the Anacostia River
of land managed by Green Infrastructures
year storm conveyance
For areas served by Northeast Boundary Tunnel
reduction of nitrogen to Chesapeake Bay
of tunnels
over 100 ft below ground

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