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Few lingering effects from Sandy in Washington D.C.

Government workers packed onto commuter trains and tourists flocked to the National Mall on Wednesday in the nation's capital, where there were few signs of the dangerous hybrid storm that blew through 36 hours before.

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 04:26pm EDT

Tags: Sandy, Pepco, Potomac River, derecho

Flood warning continues for DC, coastal Md., Va.

Forecasters are warning water levels will continue to rise in the Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River, which could cause coastal flooding.

Tuesday - 10/30/2012, 12:54pm EDT

Tags: Chesapeake Bay, Potomac River

Source of beach contamination still a mystery

Officials and residents trying to determine what's contaminating a King George County beach have zeroed in on a drain pipe extending from a trailer park to about 400 feet from a waterfront restaurant.

Friday - 09/21/2012, 01:44pm EDT

Tags: Potomac River, King George County

Should a tunnel connect Loudoun and Montgomery counties?

For decades, there has been talk of a second Potomac River crossing. But what about a tunnel that would connect Va. 28 in Loudoun County with Interstate 270 in Montgomery County?

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 03:00pm EDT

Tags: Potomac River, Eugene Delgaudio

Man drowns in Potomac River near Riverbend Park

Authorities say a young man has drowned in the Potomac River near Virginia's Riverbend Park after becoming trapped mid-river.

Saturday - 09/15/2012, 07:22pm EDT

Tags: police, drowning, river accident, Potomac River

Swimmer drowns in Potomac River

A body was pulled from the Potomac River on Friday after police say the person drowned swimming.

Friday - 09/14/2012, 05:43pm EDT

Tags: drowning, Potomac River

D.C. region's water supply secure despite hot, dry summer

While the Potomac River's water supply remains robust, residents just outside of the metro area could see water restrictions.

Thursday - 09/06/2012, 04:44am EDT

Tags: Potomac River, Hank Silverberg, Culpeper, COG, drought

5 people rescued from Potomac River

Five people had to be pulled out of the water tonight in Montgomery County near Tenfoot Island.

Saturday - 08/11/2012, 10:22pm EDT

Tags: Potomac River, Tenfoot Island, water rescue

Frederick County fined $9,600 in wastewater flap

The Maryland Department of the Environment says Frederick County has agreed to pay a $9,600 penalty for allowing excessive levels of contaminants in wastewater released into the Potomac River in 2010 and 2011.

Thursday - 08/02/2012, 02:52pm EDT

Tags: Potomac River, Department of the Environment

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