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Leading the local fight for clean water
and a healthy Potomac River.

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New Report:
The Potomac's Making a Comeback!

In our 10th edition of the State of the Nation's River report, the Potomac River has earned its highest grade ever!

The river's roaring back to life,
but there's trouble on the horizon...

Dive into the #PotomacReportCard and find out if your local water gets a passing grade. Explore the report >


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Stand up for clean water

Tell Congress to protect our rivers and drinking water sources.


Join 23,000 neighbors who are fighting to keep pollution
out of local rivers and our drinking water!


Save streamside lands from development! 
Our waters are only as healthy as the lands that surround them. Discover what your neighbors are doing to keep the Potomac's upstream forests verdant and vibrant forever.

Healthy Lands >

Saving White Horse Mountain >

Land Protection >

Strengthen Clean Water Laws

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Speak up for local water protections! 
Too often our rivers, forests, and public lands are an afterthought in our growing community. Find out how we, together, can demand our elected leaders protect our streams and drinking water!

Clean Water Advocacy >

Petitioning Donald Trump >

River Friendly Growth >

Empower Community Conservation

Get your hands dirty for clean water! 
It takes a village to keep our local lands and waters healthy. Explore ways you can get involved and make a difference in the fight for clean water - right here in your community.

Community Conservation >

Growing Native >

Volunteer >


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Silver Spring, MD 20910


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