Anacostia Watershed Restoration Partnership (AWRP) -DRAFT-

Goal 1 - Dramatically Reduce Pollutant Loads

Dramatically reduce pollutant loads, such as trash, sewer overflows, stormwater, suspended sediment, nutrients and toxics, delivered to the tidal river and its tributaries to meet water quality standards and goals.

Trash Reduction

51% as of 2016

Sewer Overflow Reduction

40% as of 2016 (Tidal River)

Stormwater: Impervious Surface Treated

44% as of 2017

Total Suspended Sediment Reduction

7% as of 2016



Total Phosphorus Reduction

12% as of 2016

Total Nitrogen Reduction

5% as of 2016

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Goal 2 - Protect and Restore Ecological Integrity

Protect and restore the ecological integrity of the Anacostia River and its streams to enhance aquatic diversity, increase recreational use and provide for a quality urban fishery.

Stream Restoration - Miles Restored

71% as of 2017

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Goal 3 - Improve Fish Passage

Restore the natural range of resident and anadromous fish to historical limits.

Fish Passage Improvement

74% as of 2017

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Goal 4 - Increase Wetland Acreage

Increase the natural filtering capacity and habitat diversity of the watershed by sharply increasing the acreage and quality of tidal and nontidal wetlands.

Tidal Wetland Creation

100% as of 2016

Nontidal Wetland Creation

93% as of 2016

Goal 5 - Expand Forest Cover

Protect and expand forest cover throughout the watershed.

Tree Canopy

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