Community News PHOTO ESSAY: Potomac’s Rising Waters in Alexandria’s Old Town Tuesday Morning, June 5 By Mary Wadland - June 5, 2018 Facebook Twitter Pinterest WhatsApp Linkedin Email Print Mix Photos by Kris Gilbertson/The Zebra Press An all-too-familiar site at King and Union Streets. The river was still rising when these photos were taken.. King Street east of Union is once again a wading pool, but not too inviting. Wind and currents collected a mass of river debris near Cherry Blossom at City Dock. The Army Corps of Engineers will clean up — at some point. The new Old Dominion Boat Clubhouse became an island in the Potomac the morning of June 5, 2018. Dining alfresco at Virtue? You might want to bring your Wellies.