NEW! DC Water is providing emergency funds for eligible tenants whose utilities are included in their rent, and their landlords. Funds will appear as water credit for landlord, who credits the rent.
Your tap water may smell or taste different. The disinfectant used to treat drinking water is temporarily changing to clean and maintain the water pipes.
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