Many anglers know that the D.C. area is a prime fishing destination, and the Maryland Striped Bass Trophy Season has begun. Fishermen wasted no time casting off. After all, the season ends May 15.
Federal prosecutors on Wednesday announced that Timothy Peer, the former owner of a West Virginia water treatment plant, has admitted to violating the Clean Water Act.
A man snagged an estimated 35-pound, 40-inch striped bass near Fletcher’s Cove in Northwest D.C. on Friday. See photo.
Potomac Riverboat Company’s fleet of seven water taxis, including four bright yellow high-speed water taxis added last season, will start running on the Potomac River again this year, starting March 1.
A group of around 60 volunteers with Friends of Fletcher’s Cove stepped up and came out to clear a mountain of debris building up on the Potomac so Fletcher’s Cove can be used for recreational fishing in the spring. See photos.
A plan for an aerial gondola connecting Georgetown with Rosslyn over the Potomac was first floated more than five years ago, and a feasibility study in 2016 seemed to give the idea some credibility. But plans haven’t advanced since then.
When water temperatures drop in the Potomac River, WSSC officials say they also see a spike in water main breaks. It’s “one of our key indicators,” said Carla Reid, general manager and CEO of WSSC.
Rescue workers don’t know how many people were on the Bass Tracker fiberglass boat found overturned Sunday morning on the Potomac River.
The newly opened Widewater State Park covers 1,100 acres, including two miles of water frontage along the Potomac River and Aquia Creek.
Pepco is cleaning up the sheen on the Potomac — near the Lincoln Memorial — which was caused by a leaking power cable. The mineral oil, which is non-toxic, is used to insulate the line.
A man was rescued after falling into the Potomac River near Great Falls while trying to take a selfie Sunday evening, officials said.
Columbia Gas Transmission is asking federal regulators for permission to start building a natural gas pipeline that would run through part of western Maryland and cross under the Potomac River near Hancock.
A helicopter used to save five people after a plane crashed into the freezing Potomac River decades ago has been saved from the scrap heap and will be preserved in a museum in D.C.
There are claims that a recent Washington-area real estate sale has set the record for the area’s most expensive piece of land. Find out where it is and see a photo.
Montgomery County Fire and Rescue helped a hiker suffering from heat exhaustion on the Billy Goat Trail by evacuating them on a boat via the Potomac River Sunday morning.
Recreating the District in video game form was no small task. Here's how the developers did it.