State of the River Report Card Makes a Splash
The Anacostia River's passing grade on our State of the River Report Card has been making the rounds in our local media.
"After 10 years of flunking, Anacostia River passes annual health-check with D rating"
"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"
"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"
Congratulations to all the partners who helped the Anacostia River receive its first-ever passing grade! Because of your commitment to creating a more #SustainableDC, we are closer to our goal of a fishable, swimmable Anacostia River. #DCProud https://t.co/UHjPzSLExj— Mayor Muriel Bowser (@MayorBowser) June 13, 2018
It was certainly a momentous day for the Anacostia River!— Anacostia Watershed Society (@anacostiaws) June 13, 2018
⚡️ “Anacostia River Earns a Passing Grade”https://t.co/NJQtt5KUQE