It becomes obvious that water treatment should be a high priority for ICPRB
Industrial waste has made the Shenandoah River below Front Royal a "biological desert."
The District of Columbia and the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission signed an agreement to work in cooperation on a waste water treatment plant.
US Army Corps of Engineers seek out solutions
Rachel Carson publishes "Silent Spring", the controversial book that is credited with sparking the environmental movement.
5 year drought leads to the lowest flow ever recorded in the Potomac River.