Projects

About our projects.

Our capital improvement plan is measured in the billions. That's the level of investment required to upgrade our water and sewer systems, comply with federal mandates to reduce nutrient discharges and combined sewer overflows to local rivers, and improve the efficiency of our operations. This work is occurring across the city, and using the search filters below you can see what's happening in your neighborhood. 

Photo of Community Tour of First Street Tunnel
The Northeast Boundary Neighborhood Protection Project is an infrastructure initiative to address hi
Work includes the rehabilitation and relocation of sewers in the Arboretum.
Fort Reno Green Roof Plants
Using GI at Our Facilities to Learn and Minimize CSOs
This project includes ventilation improvements and other water infrastructure upgrades
Benefits of this project include reducing stream and groundwater infiltration.
Project will prevent future sewer system overflows
Kennedy Street Rendering
District Partnership Awards Over $2M for GI Construction
Efforts will improve water quality and system reliability and increase water pressure in some areas.
Efforts will help eliminate the exposure of sewer assets to the stream channel.
Benefits include improving structural integrity while maintaining adequate hydraulic capacity.
Watermain Replacement on 6th and R Streets NW
Clearing a Path for Tunnel Construction by Relocating Utilities
Efforts will help improve water quality and maintain adequate flows
One Team: Working Together, Improving the District
Project will include entering manholes and use of divers and high definition cameras.
New System in Place Under M Street SE to Deliver Flows to Tunnel
Project will increase water pressure in some areas and improve system reliability.
Efforts will improve structural integrity and main adequate hydraulic capacity.
Photo of Tiber Creek Sewer
Project includes installation of sewer and manhole lining that will prolong the life of the sewer.
Communication Brings About Coordinated Project with DDOT
The project will improve water qualityand maintain adequate flows.
Efforts will improve water quality and system reliability and increase water pressure in some areas.
Project will reduce stream and groundwater infiltration and sewer overflows
Work will include construction of a new sewer to serve Valley Terrace housing development.
Award Winning Project Completed on Time and Under Budget
Efforts will help improve water quality and maintain adequate flows
Project will increase water pressure and increase flow from hydrants.
CSO 019 Overflow Structure on Anacostia River
Major Tunnel Relief Structure Completed
Efforts will improve water quality and system reliability and increase water pressure.
Will determine sewer conditions and the need for further maintenance and repairs.
Project will improve water quality and system reliability.
Efforts include the cleaning and lining of sewer mains
Flood Relief System Online in Bloomingdale and LeDroit Park
Largest Component of Clean Rivers is Designed and Ready for Construction
CSO 013 Diversion Chamber Access Points
Innovative Contracting for Clean Rivers Construction
Project will increase water pressure in areas, and maintain adequate flows throughout the system.
Project involves Closed Circuit Television being lowered into the sewer mains.
Efforts will improve water quality and system reliability
Project involves the cleaning and lining of sewer mains
Tying Steel at Poplar Point
New Sewage Pumping Station Under Construction at Poplar Point
Tunnel Dewatering Pump Station
Millions of gallons of combined sewage will wind up here for treatment
Project will increase water pressure in some areas and maintain adequate water flows.
Project involves lining pipes with cured in place pipe.
Potomac River
CSO Relief being Planned for Potomac River
CSO 021
First Clean Rivers Project in the Potomac Sewershed Underway
New Enhanced Nitrogen Removal Facilities
Plant now exceeds more stringent EPA requirements
Efforts will help improve water quality and maintain adequate flows
Project includes the installation of sewer lining that will prolong the life of the sewer.
Photo of Oregon Avenue Project Construction
Benefits include reducing stream and groundwater infiltration and sanitary sewer overflows.
JBAB Overflow and Diversion Structures
Constructing a Major Component of Clean River's First Phase
Benefits include increased pressure inside and enhanced flows outside
Efforts will maintain adequate flows throughout the system.
Project will improve water quality and maintain adequate flows.
GI Working to Mitigate Flooding in Bloomingdale
Upgrades are designed to improve water quality and water pressure
Project will improve water quality and system reliability.
Efforts will improve system reliability and water pressure in some areas.
Project will include the replacement of electrical and ventilation systems and lighting.
Drop Shaft Near Tingey Street SE
Major Construction Ongoing in Navy Yard to Mitigate CSO's
Benefits include improving the structural integrity of an aging sewer system.
Project will increase water pressure in some areas and improve system reliability.
Project will improve water quality and maintain adequate flows.
The scope of work includes site improvements and exterior and interior tank enhancements.
Example of Typical Bioretention
Design Underway for First Potomac River GI Elements
Project includes the installation of over 90,000 meters and meter transmitting units