Our Lead Free DC program, launched in 2019, aims to replace all lead service lines in the District. It also prioritizes replacements for vulnerable populations and historically underserved communities.
We perform thousands of tests to ensure the drinking water we provide meets or exceeds federal standards. Please take a few moments to review the most recent test results in this 2023 report.
DC Water by the Numbers
We collect and treat close to 320,000,000 gallons of wastewater every day. That’s enough to fill an NFL stadium.
We pump more than 95,000,000 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