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.
A boater called the police about a body that was floating near Three Sisters Island and the Francis Scott Key Bridge on the Potomac River, downstream from Fletcher’s Boathouse.
Alexandria’s expensive upgrades to sewage systems that pour untreated waste into the Potomac River dozens of times a year are moving forward, now that the state has approved work plans.
Maryland Natural Resources Police were working with Charles County fire services to the two men, who have now been identified.
Helicopters were scouring the area near the Key Bridge on the Potomac River on Friday searching for a construction worker who went missing after the boat he was on overturned.
The three-part series "The making of Marion Barry" looks at how the future mayor got his start in the civil rights movement, how he became a power player in the city and his enduring legacy.