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We are proud to consistently contribute to the City of Alexandria being a model for the rest of the country in terms of updating critical infrastructure, developing new sustainable water treatments, leveraging partnerships, and building strong community support and relationships.

News

Monday, February 12, 2018 - 4:36pm

Do You Know a Hero?
Do you know an Alexandria citizen who works to...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:50am

AlexRenew's CEO, Karen Pallansch, was recently selected for Washington Business Journal's annual...

Tuesday, October 17, 2017 - 10:38am

AlexRenew's CEO, Karen Pallansch, was named one of Northern Virginia Magazine's "Northern...

Thursday, October 12, 2017 - 8:28am

We’re proud to join over 500 clean water organizations for the third annual,...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 - 10:12am

Even though we all need and use water every day, the urban water cycle remains a mystery for many of us. Water Discovery Day was an opportunity to deepen personal connections with our local waterways. The event shed light on where our water comes from, what happens to water after it’s used, and why clean water is vital for our community and a healthy environment. With fun ranging from boat building to water coloring to a water-themed dance class, Water Discovery Day featured a variety of activities hosted by AlexRenew and our community partners for attendees young and old.

Tuesday, August 1, 2017 - 10:40am

You can prevent clogged pipes and protect our waterways by keeping these culprits out of the drain: medication, wipes, and FOG (fats, oils, and grease).

Spotlights

Thursday, February 8, 2018 - 1:11pm

It's not easy to fully convey all that our team members do on a given day, but NACWA's latest...

Tuesday, January 16, 2018 - 11:18am

When it comes to improving the health of local waterways – particularly the Potomac River –...

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:05am

It’s a few weeks into January, and if you’re like...

Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 11:05am

When Yannick Mitheo was young, he dreamed of working in a laboratory. That dream is now helping keep Alexandria’s water clean. Today, Yannick spends his days conducting chemical, physical, and microbiological analysis of solids and wastewater for quality control and environmental standards at AlexRenew. 

Friday, December 22, 2017 - 10:20am

Research crew finds river herring spawning, aquatic plant carpets in Cameron Run...

Friday, December 22, 2017 - 10:20am

It’s the holiday season, and if you couldn’t tell from all the advertisements and mall traffic,...

Press Releases

Thursday, January 11, 2018 - 1:00pm

The facility is the first LEED Platinum New Construction building...

Tuesday, October 10, 2017 - 5:02pm

Free event is part of the national awareness day to promote the value of...

Wednesday, October 4, 2017 - 5:53pm

Alexandria Renew Enterprises can now add Water Environment Federation Project Excellence Award-...

Friday, August 18, 2017 - 1:14pm

Alexandra Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew) will begin cleaning and inspecting the Commonwealth...

Thursday, June 1, 2017 - 9:46am

Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew) announced today that it will hold a dedication for the AlexRenew Environmental Center Educational Lobby, a resource for the entire Alexandria community, on Tuesday, June 6 from 7:30 – 9 a.m.

Saturday, April 29, 2017 - 4:51pm

The 2017 Ellen Pickering Environmental Excellence Award has been awarded to Katharine Dixon, President and Chief Executive Officer of Rebuilding Together Alexandria. The award was presented today during Alexandria Earth Day 2017 by Alexandria Renew Enterprises and the City of Alexandria Environmental Policy Commission.