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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Could Your Pipes Be Older Than the White House?

Jun 17

Could Your Pipes Be Older Than the White House?

Could Your Pipes Be Older Than the White House? The weather is great and now is a good time to find out how old your pipes are. Were you aware that the pipes underneath your home or business could be over 30 to 50 years old! The best way to find out the age of your pipes is to ask. Your landlord, real estate agent or the city of Washington D.C. should have records on...

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