News and Notifications

September 17, 20, 24, and 25

The RiverRenew team will host a series of Community Listening Sessions in September to discuss the proposed tunnel system with the community. These listening sessions are intended to bring the community up to speed on the proposed tunnel routes and facility locations, solicit feedback, and optimize the design to minimize impacts while achieving RiverRenew’s objectives.

AlexRenew's Environmental Center recently was featured in Treatment Plant Operator Magazine as an example of how to engage and inform citizens of the role they play in their community's water cycle!

August 15, 2018

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.

August 14, 2018

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.

August 17, 2018

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.

July 19, 2018

Yesterday, AlexRenew Wet Weather Program Manager Caitlin Feehan participated in a television interview about our Wet Weather Program with

It's official! Our Board of Directors has passed a resolution officially recognizing Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week, which will run from June 2 through June 9! We'll be sharing all sorts of great Bay content, so stay tuned!

Earlier this week, the Value of Water Campaign released the results of its third annual national poll surveying Americans’ thoughts on our nation’s water system. In the findings, one message rang out loud and clear: Nearly every American (88% of respondents) thinks we need to invest in the nation's water infrastructure.

February 1, 2018

Do You Know a Hero?

Hear ye, hear ye! Alexandria Mayor Allison Silberberg has signed a proclamation declaring June 30, Drinking Water and Wastewater Professionals Appreciation Day! These individuals work every minute of every day to keep our water system clean, healthy and stable. Here's to celebrating all their hard work!