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A Partnership to Develop Tomorrow’s Water Workforce by Expanding Opportunities for Local Youth in Alexandria
Urban Alliance and AlexRenew started a partnership in 2013, creating AlexRenew internship opportunities as part of Urban Alliance’s existing national program with a goal to connect local businesses and government entities with high school seniors for paid professional internships, workplace readiness training, and mentorship.
Alexandrians to Nominate Local Environmental Stewards
Do you know a person or organization in Alexandria who works to protect our environment and natural resources? Consider nominating them for the 2021 Ellen Pickering Award. Nominations must be received by March 25.
Love Your Waterways!
Are you looking for a way to show Alexandria’s waterways some love this year? Here’s six ways to help:
Dr. King Fought for Clean Water
In addition to his advocacy of civil rights and social justice, Dr. King’s legacy served as a foundation for the environmental justice movement and modern conservation efforts.
RiverRenew Stakeholder Advisory Group
In November 2020, AlexRenew announced it was looking for a balanced and diverse group of citizens representing neighborhoods, businesses, and various interests to actively engage in the stakeholder process for the RiverRenew program. Meet the community members selected to serve on the 2021-2022 RiverRenew SAG.
Thinking About New Year’s Resolutions? Being a Good Water Steward is Easy and Important!
Nearly three in four Americans start out their new year by setting resolutions that typically run the gamut from reading more and eating healthier to starting an exercise regimen or learning a new language.
Deadline Extension for Sanitary Sewer Bill Relief for AlexRenew Customers with COVID-19 Financial Hardship
To be eligible for sanitary sewer bill relief, customers must complete a form to certify that they are experiencing COVID-19 financial hardship.
CARES Act Funding
The Commonwealth of Virginia recently passed a revised budget, which offers potential relief via CARES Act funding to customers who are experiencing financial difficulties due to COVID-19. Qualified customers may receive relief for some portion of their outstanding balance accrued since March 1, 2020. To be eligible for sewer bill relief, please complete the online form below. The deadline for forms has been extended. All forms must be postmarked or submitted online by February 12, 2021.
AlexRenew Partners with Traylor-Shea Joint Venture to Deliver Healthier Waterways to Alexandria
Alexandria, VA (November 18, 2020) – At its regularly scheduled Board of Directors meeting on Tuesday, November 17, the Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew) Board awarded a contract to Traylor-Shea Joint Venture to design and construct the RiverRenew Tunnel System Project. This marks a major milestone to comply with a 2017 Virginia law to deliver cleaner, healthier waterways to Alexandria by July 2025.
Our Phone Number Has Changed
As part of ongoing RiverRenew construction activities at our wastewater plant, AlexRenew is switched phone service providers from Verizon to Comcast. The switchover to Comcast was necessary to keep RiverRenew’s aggressive timeline on-schedule. Effective November 18, 2020, AlexRenew's phone number for incoming calls and customer service is 703-721-3500.
AlexRenew’s Artist-in-Residence Explores Regional Waterways in Torpedo Factory Art Center Exhibit
AlexRenew Artist-in-Residence sTo Len has a new exhibit at The Torpedo Factory. Entitled, RENEWAL, Len's work is inspired by his interactions with waterways and his time spent at AlexRenew's water treatment plant.