From Sewage Dump to Beach: Washington's Rivers May Be Safe To Swim Within 5 Years

WAMU environmental reporter Jacob Fenston recounts the history of the health of Washington, DC's two rivers—the Anacostia and the Potomac. After decades of pollution, today both rivers are approaching required levels of cleanliness that would allow for swimming. SmithGroup urban designer Merrill St. Leger shares details of the feasibility study for a swimming facility in the Anacostia River.

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