Community Solar Projects Take Root in Maryland

May 09

Community Solar Projects Take Root in Maryland

The City of Baltimore has recently approved a new community solar legislation. Community projects, sometimes called community solar gardens, expand access to renewable energy by allowing multiple people to invest in or subscribe to a solar energy project and offset a portion of their electric bill from the energy generated through a credit. Projects ideas in...

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World Water Day and Call to Action

Mar 22

World Water Day and Call to Action

In honor of ‘World Water Day’, the White House hosted a Water Summit on March 22nd to raise awareness of the importance of water, and to set in motion ideas and actions to help address these issues through cutting-edge solutions.  As an integral part of the summit, the American Water Works Association (AWWA) announced a challenge to its member water utilities...

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Washington DC Water and the Perma-Liner Connection

Nov 10

Washington DC Water and the Perma-Liner Connection

The DC Water sewer system is about as old as it gets with some pipes dating back to before the Civil War, and construction materials including everything from brick to vitrified clay to cast iron to concrete.  More than 630,000 residential, commercial and governmental customers in the District of Columbia receive wastewater collection and treatment services from the...

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The Capital Crescent Trail Sewer Rehabilitation

Oct 23

The Capital Crescent Trail Sewer Rehabilitation

DC Water will rehabilitate a portion of the Upper Potomac Interceptor Sewer as part of a region wide effort to improve the quality and durability of sewers throughout the Washington Metropolitan Area. Many of the district’s wastewater pipes are more than 50 years old, are in disrepair and have structural defects such as fractures. When this occurs, it may allow...

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