Heavy rains swell Anacostia tributaries


Paint Branch Creek in College Park is seen from the College Park Trolley Trail June 4, 2018, days after heavy rains swole the creeks of the Anacostia River's tributaries.

While there were no reported sewage leaks into Prince George’s County’s Anacostia River tributaries, recent heavy rains have likely added tons of additional sediment and garbage into the waterways. Moving south to north along the Route 1 corridor, the Anacostia River’s tributaries include the northernmost tidal branches of the main...
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