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At DC Water, we understand the importance of keeping our community informed about our services, projects, and achievements. Our news web page serves as a reliable source for the latest information on a range of topics.

View of Independence Ave SW
1 April, 2024

(Washington, DC) –DC Water’s contractor on the Potomac River Tunnel Project will continue potholing operations along Independence Avenue, SW between Ohio Drive and West Basin Drive on or about April 15 – 17, 2024, weather permitting. This work requires the temporary closure of one eastbound travel lane, one westbound travel lane, and the portion of the sidewalk adjacent to West Potomac Park along ...

Photo of CEO David Gadis and Chief Communications and Stakeholder Engagement Officer Kirsten Williams addressing the audience at a town hall meeting.
28 March, 2024

Authority Offers Virtual and In-Person Options

Photo shows an adult washing a glass in the sink with the faucet running.
15 March, 2024

The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers’ Washington Aqueduct, which supplies water to DC Water, annually performs a temporary disinfectant switch from chloramine to chlorine. This year, the switch runs from March 25 to May 6. During that time, customers may notice temporary minor changes in taste and odor.

Road restoration on Rhode Island Ave NE
7 March, 2024

(Washington, DC) –  On or about the week of March 11, 2024, DC Water’s contractor will begin night work to mill and pave Rhode Island Avenue, NE between 12th Street and 5th Street. The contractor will mill and pave Rhode Island Avenue in each direction beginning at the center median lanes. Two lanes of traffic in each direction will be maintained and shifted around the work zones.  

During this ...

contract for construction of the Potomac River Tunnel (PRT)
15 February, 2024

WASHINGTON, DC — DC Water is warning customers that scammers claiming to represent the utility may be calling and asking for credit card or bank account information. DC Water has received a few reports from customers who stated they received a call that appeared to be from a DC Water number, demanding payment for continued water service. However, DC Water did not make the calls.

Customers should be ...

contract for construction of the Potomac River Tunnel (PRT)
23 January, 2024

(Washington, D.C.) – The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) experienced an unexpected loss of water supply from the Army Corps of Engineers’ Washington Aqueduct, resulting in a loss of pressure in DC Water’s distribution system on Friday, January 19, 2024.

The drop in pressure triggered a Boil Water Advisory which impacted 19,000 customers in Wards 3, 4, and a small portion ...

contract for construction of the Potomac River Tunnel (PRT)
20 January, 2024

Advisory impacts more than 19,000 customers in some neighborhoods of Northwest and Northeast DC

contract for construction of the Potomac River Tunnel (PRT)
20 January, 2024

Aviso impacta a más de 19,000 clientes en algunos vecindarios del Noroeste y Noreste de DC

contract for construction of the Potomac River Tunnel (PRT)
20 January, 2024

Please note, these water distribution sites were in operation on the evening of Friday, January 19, 2024. If you still need assistance securing bottled water, please call 311. 

DC Water issued a Boil Water Advisory today for some customers that experienced a loss of water pressure on Friday, January 19, 2024. To read the full advisory, visit https://www.dcwater.com/whats-going-on/news/dc-water ...

Imacted Area
19 January, 2024

Este es un aviso de precaución para los clientes en el área impactada para que hiervan el agua que puede ser ingerida debido a agua de calidad desconocida en esta área localizada del sistema.

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