State of the River Report Card Makes a Splash

State of the River Report Card Makes a Splash
June 19, 2018 by: Maureen Farrington

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The Anacostia River's passing grade on our State of the River Report Card has been making the rounds in our local media.

Washington Post 
"After 10 years of flunking, Anacostia River passes annual health-check with D rating"

Bay Journal 
"Anacostia River gets its first passing grade; Scores for the ‘once-forgotten’ river benefit from a boost in underwater grasses"
Thorough article that gives more background on the scoring and the report card's context relating to regional waterways

"Anacostia River water quality gets first passing report card grade"
Reported live from the report card announcement event

WJLA (Channel 7)
"Anacostia River receives first passing grade on water quality report card"
Includes a brief interview with a resident who has been fishing the Anacostia River for 20 years

Storm Water Solutions
"Anacostia River Receives Passing Grade in River Quality Check"

Curbed DC
"The Anacostia River didn’t fail its annual health check this year: The river scored a D, but it’s the first passing grade in 10 years"


Maureen Farrington

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