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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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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Underground Tunnel Projects in Washington D.C

Oct 08

Underground Tunnel Projects in Washington D.C

Under agreement between DC Water, the District of Columbia, the U.S. Department of Justice and the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, DC Water is implementing a $2.6 billion Clean Rivers Project. The first phase of the project is underway and involves constructing a massive underground tunnel system to control combined sewer overflows to the Anacostia River. These...

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