Potomac River

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Md. Police ID Man Found Dead Along Potomac River

Maryland State Police are identifying a man found dead at Point of Rocks State Park.


A view from near the location where a man's body was found floating in the Tidal Basin. (credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Body Found in Tidal Basin Identified

The body of a man pulled from the Potomac River earlier this week has been identified as a tourist from Chicago.


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Body Found Floating in Potomac River

Police found the body of an adult male floating along the Potomac River on Saturday and now an investigation into how it got there is underway.


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SUV Plunges Off Bridge Into Potomac

U.S. Park Police say the Memorial Bridge was closed for several hours after a vehicle drove off the bridge into the Potomac River.


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Hundreds Plunging Into Potomac River

Hundreds rang in the new year with a jump into the brisk Potomac River Tuesday for the annual New Year’s Day Polar Bear Plunge.



Potomac River Flooding Expected to be Worst in 16 Years

The National Weather Service says the Potomac River is likely to experience its worst floods in at least 16 years in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy.


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Rivers Group Assess Water-Friendly Codes In Virginia

An analysis of non-tidal Virginia localities that are part of the Chesapeake Bay watershed found wide variations in the adoption of development codes intended to keep sediment and runoff from entering rivers and streams.


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Fuel Spill Into Potomac River From Busted Barge At DC Fish Market Could Have Been A Lot Worse

A barge broke away from its support system at the Main Avenue Fish Market in Southwest DC and is now leaking fuel into the Potomac River.


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The Potomac River Receives A ‘D’ Grade In Pollution For Second Straight Year

The Potomac River, once so polluted that President Johnson called it ‘national disgrace’, seems to be heading back in that direction and a potential revision to the Clean Water Act could make it even easier to pollute.


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Coast Guard Finds No Sign Of Overturned Boat In D.C., Despite Report

Authorities say they’ve found no evidence of an overturned boat in the Potomac River after getting a report from the driver of a passerby car.