Welcome to the Poplar Point Environmental Impact Statement (EIS) website. This EIS discloses the environmental impacts associated with the proposed redevelopment of Poplar Point and relocation of certain National Park Service and U.S. Park Police facilities in Washington, DC. To help better understand some of the acronyms and technical terms used throughout the process we ask that you please be aware of the Glossary link at the top of the page. Additionally, a link to a list of frequently asked questions or FAQs is also provided at the top of the page.

The project will be most successful if it has the cooperative participation of community members. Public participation is encouraged throughout preparation of the Draft and Final Environmental Impact Statements, when design alternatives will be developed and evaluated. We will keep the community informed by use of public meetings, small groups meetings, newsletters, and this website. We want to hear from you!

We invite you to explore the site and provide your comments and suggestions regarding the project through our Contact Us section.

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Kick the tires: Inspect ladders, diving boards, stair rails and other parts for damage.

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On the level: Frequently test your pool’s water to ensure that chlorine and pH levels meet the minimum requirements to keep equipment working smoothly and pool waters friendly to sensitive skin.

Say goodnight: Tuck your underground pool in at night with a thermal blanket to retain heat and keep water clean when it’s not in use.

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