Washington DC’s New Architectural Building Design for Water and Sewer Headquarters

Feb 24

Washington DC’s New Architectural Building Design for Water and Sewer Headquarters

Washington DC- you’ve got a new and impressive building for Water and Sewer Services. The new and improved eco-friendly facility reflects a dedication to sustainable initiatives within the city and was designed using a never-before-used technology. Equipped with a new system which will harness DC Water’s wastewater as a source of thermal energy to condition the...

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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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Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Aug 18

Full Steam Ahead! Check Out Perma-Liner Industries 2016 Events Line Up!!

Undoubtedly, you are still enjoying the many highlights that this time of year brings, but as the glory days of summer begin to wane, no worries! We’ve got some exciting events scheduled for you and they’re coming up right around the corner. Mark your calendars for these informative trade shows that you won’t want to miss! First up, Perma-Liner Industries is...

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Heavy Rain-Induced Overflows Strike Deep Creek Lake

Jun 29

Heavy Rain-Induced Overflows Strike Deep Creek Lake

Across the nation, many cities have been engulfed by heavy rains this month. The small community of McHenry, MD. was not left out. On two separate, but near occasions, Western Maryland’s Deep Creek Lake sustained a sewage spill and a sewer overflow. One overflow was due to a section of culvert pipe that washed out after heavy rains, causing a break in a six-inch...

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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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DC Water Inaugurates Green Infrastructure Sanction

Apr 20

DC Water Inaugurates Green Infrastructure Sanction

The District of Columbia Water and Sewer has recently signed an agreement to establish a National Green Infrastructure Certification Program. This is predominantly geared toward fostering the success of qualified individuals who will install, inspect and maintain green infrastructure systems. In addition, the program will help boost community-based job creation 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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