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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.
Spring is here and nature is coming alive, but something that should be living in the Potomac River is not.
A new study finds climate change could cut stream flows in the Potomac River basin, a major source of drinking water in the Washington region.
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Authorities are investigating after a man's body was pulled from the Potomac River near the 14th Street Bridge.