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Alexandria city government signs are misleading, suggesting that raw sewage is dumped into Hunting Creek "during or after heavy or long rain events." In reality, that happens with as little as 0.03 inches of rain.

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Even Small Amounts of Precipitation Dump Raw Sewage into Potomac River

City government signs offer misleading information about outfalls.

Don't believe the signs city officials have posted at the four outfall spots that dump raw sewage into the Potomac River. The truth is much worse.

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