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All residents, private companies and government agencies must obtain approval from DC Water prior to performing any work that directly or indirectly...

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Developers/Homeowners Services

All residents, private companies and government agencies must obtain approval from DC Water prior to performing any work that directly or indirectly affects the public water and/or sewerage systems. The Permit Operations Department is the starting point for all of DC Water's permit services. Permit Operations can provide you with mapping of the existing water and sewer infrastructure and can answer many of your questions. If you have general permitting questions please call 202-646-8600.

We are located at

1385 Canal St SE
Washington, DC 20003
United States

Public Hours of Operation

Monday - Friday 
8:30am - 4:00pm 
 

If your project is more complex, then your plan will need to be reviewed and approved by the Department of Engineering and Technical Services to verify your design is in conformance with DC Water Standards. If you have questions about larger more complex projects please call 202-646-8600.

Upcoming Meeting

Board of Directors Meeting

April 24, 2023

Monday 9:00 AM

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Date
May 23, 2024
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