Jim FosterPresident of Anacostia Watershed
Anacostia Watershed’s goal is to make it fishable and swimmablethis terminology is
from the Clean Water Act.
They’re using: education, stewardship, recreation, public policy and advocacy
Watershed, is an area where all rain ends up to the same drain place.
Anacostia Watershed is an urban watershed. Most of its not in DC, rather in Maryland.
Anacostia is an urban river.
75% of the watershed is developed
about 40% of the impervious cover is roads
most development predates m