Learn about Arlington's water systems, from drinking water treatment and distribution to wastewater collection and treatment.  

Join staff from Arlington County's Department of Environmental Services to learn about the importance of the Potomac River and the vital role we, as citizens, play to support efforts to maintain the Potomac's health.


  • Aileen Winquist, Environmental Management Specialist
  • Mary Strawn, DES Chief Engineer
  • Amani Eisa, DES Chief Operating Engineer

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For more information, contact vdale@arlingtonva.us

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Dive into Summer Reading! For each person that completes the 2022 Summer Reading Challenge, the Friends of the Arlington Public Library will donate $1 to support Potomac Conservancy.  Summer Reading is made possible through the support of the Friends of Arlington Public Library. Visit the Library event calendar to see all of our summer reading programs.

Tuesday, August 9, 2022
6:30pm - 7:45pm
Campbell Room
Shirlington Library
Events for Adults and Grade 6+ Only
Sustainability and Environment
Arlington Public Library
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From the Center for Local History: Arlington’s Water System (arlingtonva.us)

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Arlington County provides accommodations to individuals with disabilities upon request. Please contact ​us at least five (5) business days in advance.

  • Phone: 703-228-5993
  • Email: Jberg@arlingtonva.us