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A virus that can cause disease in largemouth bass could harm other fish after it was found in a different species in two Potomac River tributaries in Virginia.
If you could, would you ditch the car and take a boat to work? A commuter ferry on the Potomac River for passengers only is being considered once again and this time there may be money to operate it.
Authorities say a man who drowned in the Potomac River after diving off a cliff was a member of the Army regiment known as the Old Guard.
While the number of American shad is at a historic low in some areas, the fish that migrate from the ocean to fresh water to spawn every year are making a slow recovery in the Potomac River.
The Potomac River's drinking water is safe, but chemicals in the river are raising concerns among water quality experts.
Ten years after the discovery of the first intersex fish in the Potomac River, leading researchers are closing in on the chemicals and sources producing fish with immature eggs in the sex organs of male smallmouth and largemouth bass. The research suggests the cause is not what researchers initially thought -- the flushing of prescription drugs.
Potomac River fishing guide Steve Chaconas takes WTOP out on the river for a closer look at the health of the fish and the health of the river.
Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant in Southeast is the largest plant of its kind anywhere in the world, treating about 370 million gallons of water every day.
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