Heavy Rains Bring Sewage Problems to Surrounding D.C. Area

Jun 04

Heavy Rains Bring Sewage Problems to Surrounding D.C. Area

Washington D.C. and its surrounding areas have seen an extreme amount of rainfall throughout the last week causing sewage overflows and many streets to be flooded. The latest round of flooding brought five inches in two hours to most of the area overwhelming the drainage networks. The National Weather Service keeps a list of populated areas near streams that are...

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The Washington D.C. Agenda: To Protect Neighborhoods from Lead, Flooding and Sewer Overflows

Oct 03

The Washington D.C. Agenda: To Protect Neighborhoods from Lead, Flooding and Sewer Overflows

The District of Columbia has embarked on an ‘as needed’ replacement program in which residents can request the utility to replace lead service line. The DC Water and Sewer Authority will also replace the private side- at the owner’s discretion and expense. The District is expanding these programs due to a recent and heightened awareness after attention directed...

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