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District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority’s Clean Rivers Project
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The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority’s Clean Rivers Projectcb1e62ba-c589-4f6c-9719-844b3e063a9f aims to reduce combined sewer overflows into area waterways. The Clean Rivers Project is expected to reduce overflows annually by 96% throughout the system and by 98% for the Anacostia River. In addition, the project is expected to reduce the chance of flooding in the areas it serves from approximately 50% to 7% in any given year and reduce nitrogen discharged to the Chesapeake Bay by approximately 1 million pounds per year. Photo credit: Daniel Lobo (CC BY 2.0).
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