Content tagged with: "Alexandria Renew Enterprises"

AlexRenew is an advanced water resource recovery facility serving more than 300,000 people in Alexandria and parts of Fairfax County. We treat 35...

We’re actually neither. AlexRenew is a political subdivision of the Commonwealth of Virginia. We do not make profits, have shareholders or pay...

In 1952, the Alexandria City Council created the Alexandria Sanitation Authority (ASA). It started operating in 1956 as a wastewater treatment...

Three organizations – Virginia American Water, the City of Alexandria and AlexRenew – all play a critical role in providing, transporting and...

Due to the topography of the land in this region, our facility sits at a low drainage point, so building a wastewater treatment facility to serve...

Our main facility is near Old Town on Eisenhower Avenue, near the Whole Foods on Duke Street.

After being cleaned, we release sparkling, odor-free water into Hunting Creek, a south Alexandria tributary that flows into the Potomac River and...

Whatever goes down the drain or is flushed down the toilet makes its way to us. When the water arrives, our process removes or neutralizes:...

  • We use part of the cleaned water to help operate our equipment. In 2018, we used 1.5 billion gallons of reclaimed water. In the future, we
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Nitrogen and phosphorus fuel the growth of algae blooms in our watershed. Nitrogen nourishes plant life, but starves aquatic life of oxygen. Too...