About DC Water

DC Water is

We constantly strive to be a world-class water utility. Our mission is to exceed expectations by providing high quality water services in a safe, environmentally friendly, and efficient manner.

What We Do


Provide District customers with high-quality, low-cost drinking water.

Collect used water and minimize combined sewer overflows to receiving waters

Receive and treat wastewater and stormwater from DC and suburbs

Maintain and upgrade 9,500 public hydrants for fire suppression

Nothing is softer or more flexible than water, yet nothing can resist it.

Lao

Tzu

Ancient Chinese philosopher