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2018 Ellen Pickering Environmental Excellence Award Winner Judy Noritake
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 - 8:20am

The call for nominations for the 11th Annual Ellen Pickering Environmental Excellence Award is upon us!

The award is named in honor of Frances Ellen Pickering's lifelong dedication to preservation and conservation in the City of Alexandria. Mrs. Pickering was a long-time City activist who first gained recognition for her lobbying efforts more than 31 years ago that ultimately helped to create the Mount Vernon Trail between Alexandria and Washington, DC.

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 12:10pm

AlexRenew's Environmental Center recently was featured in Treatment Plant Operator Magazine...

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 12:01pm

Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew) has introduced “RiverRenew” as the name for the proposed solution to remediate the City’s combined sewer outfalls. Formerly Alexandria’s Wet Weather Program, RiverRenew is a major initiative that will prevent millions of gallons of sewage mixed with rainwater from reaching Alexandria’s waterways.

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 12:05pm

The AlexRenew Environmental Center added a second “Most Innovative Project” award to its resume following the United States Green Building Council - National Capital Region’s (USGBC-NCR’s) 2018 Community Project Awards ceremony. The Environmental Center was named the year’s most innovative project in the new construction category.

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 11:52am

Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew) was recently awarded the Excellence in Management Platinum recognition from the National Association of Clean Water Agencies (NACWA). The honor celebrates AlexRenew’s commitment to sustainable, successful programs that exemplify the attributes of an effectively managed utility.

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:09pm

Yesterday, AlexRenew Wet Weather Program Manager Caitlin Feehan participated in a television...

Spotlights

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 12:56pm

Here's to all the men and women who work every minute of every day to keep our nation's water...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:20pm

It shouldn’t be a surprise to anyone that Earth Day is one of our favorite holidays of the year...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:20pm

Today is World Water Day! This year’s theme is “Nature for Water,” highlighting nature-based...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:21pm

A home should be a place of enjoyment for family and friends – and not a hideout for these...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:18pm

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

Tuesday, January 9, 2018 - 9:05am

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

Press Releases

Friday, August 17, 2018 - 11:50am

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – August 17, 2018 – Alexandria Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew)...

Tuesday, July 24, 2018 - 1:36pm

Alexandria’s largest infrastructure project to date targets a century-old...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:15pm

ALEXANDRIA, Va. – April 26, 2018 –Alexandria Renew Enterprises’ (AlexRenew)...

Friday, July 27, 2018 - 2:16pm

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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-...