Press Releases

January 11, 2018

The facility is the first LEED Platinum New Construction building in Alexandria and Fairfax County.

October 10, 2017

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

October 4, 2017

Alexandria Renew Enterprises can now add Water Environment Federation Project Excellence Award-winner to its already impressive list of accolades, which includes being the first utility in the U.S.

August 18, 2017

Alexandra Renew Enterprises (AlexRenew) will begin cleaning and inspecting the Commonwealth Interceptor starting later this summer and scheduled to be completed by the end of the year.

June 1, 2017

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.

April 29, 2017

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.


AlexRenew received two National Environmental Achievement Awards at the National Association of Clean Water Agencies’ winter conference in Tampa, Fla. The awards recognize both AlexRenew’s energy savings and digital communications initiatives.

November 30, 2016 – ALEXANDRIA, VA

AlexRenew was honored last night as part of the first-ever Virginia Energy Efficiency Leadership Awards for its sustainability efforts as one of the nation’s most advanced water resource recovery facilities.

November 28, 2016 – ALEXANDRIA, VA

AlexRenew’s nutrient management facility (NMF), an 18-million-gallon treatment facility topped with a public athletic field, has received the Institute for Sustainable Infrastructure’s Envision Platinum Award for sustainability. 

March 23, 2016

The Project Was Recognized Nationally for Its Innovation, Commitment to Sustainability and Contribution to Improving Quality of Life