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AlexRenew Adopts Fiscal Year 2023 Budget to Support Healthier Waterways
Alexandria, VA (May 17, 2022) – The Fiscal Year 2023 budget allows AlexRenew to fulfill our mission to the community through healthier waterways and continue construction on the largest infrastructure project in Alexandria’s history.
Jack Sullivan Receives Alexandria’s 2022 Pickering Environmental Excellence Award
Jack Sullivan, an advocate for Alexandria's green spaces and waterways, has received the 2022 Ellen Pickering Environmental Excellence Award. A longtime citizen volunteer, Sullivan has spent decades protecting Alexandria’s natural resources, and has served on a variety of City commissions and advisory committees that have significantly contributed to the protection of Alexandria’s open space and tree canopy.
Alexandrians Invited to Nominate Local Environmental Stewards
Nominations for the 2022 Ellen J. Pickering Award are open until March 18, 2022.
Love Your Waterways!
Are you looking for a way to show Alexandria’s waterways some love this year? Here’s six ways to help:
Governor Northam Recommends Continued Grant Funding Investment in Alexandria’s Healthier Waterways Future
AlexRenew has been included in Governor Ralph Northam’s proposed outgoing biennium budget to receive a $40 million grant to support its efforts in preventing millions of gallons of combined sewage from polluting Alexandria’s waterways. The funding is part of the Governor’s proposed $1 billion investment to restore the Chesapeake Bay and Virginia’s tidal tributaries.
One Water Alexandria to Host 5th Annual Water Discovery Days
Water Discovery Days are here again! AlexRenew, the City of Alexandria, and Virginia American Water celebrate how the water system works in the City of Alexandria and how to support healthier waterways in our community.
Governor Northam Recommends American Rescue Plan Funding to Build Towards Alexandria’s Clean Waterways Future
Governor Northam recommended giving AlexRenew a $50 million grant to support RiverRenew, part of the American Rescue Plan to improve water and sewer infrastructure and invest in clean waterways for Alexandria.
AlexRenew Announces the RiverRenew Tunnel Boring Machine Naming Campaign!
Cast Your Vote to Name the Machine that Will Help Improve Alexandria’s Waterways
Happy Birthday to Moxie: AlexRenew's Environmental Spokeshero
July 16 marks AlexRenew's anniversary of protecting waterways and providing clean water for the City of Alexandria. It's also the day we celebrate a rather special birthday.
AlexRenew Implements Second Rate Adjustment to Fund Alexandria’s Clean Waterways Future
Our shared investment helps ensure the waterways that connect us are improved and preserved for future generations.
AlexRenew Partners with VDEQ to Continue Effective Wastewater Operations During RiverRenew Program Implementation
AlexRenew and the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality are working together to ensure AlexRenew’s vital mission to managing our community’s wastewater isn’t affected while implementing the largest project in Alexandria’s history.
Joyce Hylton Receives Alexandria’s Ellen Pickering Environmental Excellence Award
The winner of the 2021 Ellen Pickering Award has passed along the values of environmental responsibility in their work for over two decades, serving as a mentor to over 240 Master Gardener volunteers and a teacher of sustainable landscaping best practices to many Alexandrians, personifying the Restore the Earth theme of Earth Day 2021.