We're awarding 5 artists $500 each to “paint” the story of the District's waterways, and the work Clean Rivers is doing to better the future of our rivers. Submissions must be received electronically or postmarked by July 1, 2019.
DC Water by the Numbers
We collect and treat close to 300,000,000 gallons of wastewater every day. That’s enough to fill RFK Stadium
We pump more than 94,000,000 gallons of water to our customers each and every day.Conservation
We repair more than 400 water main breaks every year. During a particularly cold winter, crews repaired an average of 9 breaks a day.LEARN MORE