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Watts Branch Urban Stream Restoration

Dates

Start Date
2010
End Date
2011

Summary

The Anacostia Watershed lies within the Chesapeake Bay drainage basin, and is one of the most urban watersheds within the basin. According to the Fish and Wildlife Service, the watershed spans over 175 square miles between Maryland and the District of Columbia and is considered by many to be one of the most degraded waterways in the United States. Watts Branch is a tributary stream of the Anacostia River, and flows into the Potomac River which eventually empties into the Chesapeake Bay. In 2010, several partnerships were formed to restore a section of the Watts Branch stream and riparian area. The restoration efforts were focused on a highly polluted 1.8 mile stretch of the stream, running from the border of Prince George’s County [...]

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Project Extension

parts
typeRestoration Type
valueStream Restoration
typeTotal Project Expenditures (2014 dollars)
value$3,224,000
typeJob-Years
valueNot Available
typeLabor Income (2014 dollars)
valueNot Available
typeValue Added (2014 dollars)
valueNot Available
typeEconomic Output (2014 dollars)
valueNot Available
typeJob-Years per $1M
valueNot Available
typeLabor Income per $1M
valueNot Available
typeValue Added per $1M
valueNot Available
typeEconomic Output per $1M
valueNot Available
typePercent of Expenditures Spent Locally
value98%
typeLocal Project Expenditures (2014 dollars)
value$3,157,000
typeLocal Job-Years
value44.5
typeLocal Labor Income (2014 dollars)
value$2,733,000
typeLocal Value Added (2014 dollars)
value$3,581,000
typeLocal Economic Output (2014 dollars)
value$6,355,000
typeEconomy Extent
valueNational Economic Impacts

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