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.

Click here to view current and planned DCWater projects.

Communication Brings About Coordinated Project with DDOT
One Team: Working Together, Improving the District
Benefits include reducing stream and groundwater infiltration and sanitary sewer overflows.
Benefits include improving structural integrity while maintaining adequate hydraulic capacity.
Award Winning Project Completed on Time and Under Budget
Project will reduce stream and groundwater infiltration and sewer overflows
The project is intended to prolong the service life of the water transmission system
Project includes installation of sewer and manhole lining that will prolong the life of the sewer.
CSO 019 Overflow Structure on Anacostia River
Major Tunnel Relief Structure Completed
Project will increase water pressure and increase flow from hydrants.
Efforts will prolong the life of the sewer systems.
Project will improve water quality and maintain adequate flows.
Project will improve system reliability and water pressure.
CSO 013 Diversion Chamber Access Points
Innovative Contracting for Clean Rivers Construction
Efforts will improve system reliability and water pressure in some areas.
Project will improve water quality and maintain adequate flows.
Largest Component of Clean Rivers is Designed and Ready for Construction
Photo of Community Tour of First Street Tunnel
The project is an infrastructure initiative to address flooding issues
These efforts will help improve water quality and system reliability.
Tunnel Dewatering Pump Station
Millions of gallons of combined sewage will wind up here for treatment
Work will help improve system reliability and increase pressure
Tying Steel at Poplar Point
New Sewage Pumping Station Under Construction at Poplar Point
New Enhanced Nitrogen Removal Facilities
Plant now exceeds more stringent EPA requirements
The project will help maintain adequate water flows
CSO 021
First Clean Rivers Project in the Potomac Sewershed Underway
Upgrades are designed to improve water quality and water pressure
The project will improve system reliability
JBAB Overflow and Diversion Structures
Constructing a Major Component of Clean River's First Phase
Project includes the installation of over 90,000 meters and meter transmitting units
Efforts will improve water quality.
GI Working to Mitigate Flooding in Bloomingdale
Project will increase water pressure in some areas and improve system reliability.
The project will increase water pressure in some areas.
Photo inside the First Street Tunnel
Flood Relief System Online in Bloomingdale and LeDroit Park
Drop Shaft Near Tingey Street SE
Major Construction Ongoing in Navy Yard to Mitigate CSO's
Efforts will improve water quality and system reliability and increase water pressure in some areas.
Work will help improve system reliability and increase pressure
Example of Typical Bioretention
Design Complete for First Potomac River GI Elements
Efforts will help improve water quality and maintain adequate flows
This project will make significant HVAC system enhancements.
Potomac River
CSO Relief being Planned for Potomac River
Fort Reno Green Roof Plants
Using GI at Our Facilities to Learn and Minimize CSOs
Efforts will improve water quality and system reliability
Project efforts will help improve water quality and system reliability
Photo of Oregon Avenue Project Construction
Benefits include reducing stream and groundwater infiltration and sanitary sewer overflows.
Kennedy Street Rendering
District Partnership Awards Over $2M for GI Construction
Watermain Replacement on 6th and R Streets NW
Clearing a Path for Tunnel Construction by Relocating Utilities
Benefits of this project include reducing stream and groundwater infiltration.
Project will increase water pressure and increase flow from hydrants.
The scope of work includes site improvements and exterior and interior tank enhancements.
New System in Place Under M Street SE to Deliver Flows to Tunnel
Efforts will help eliminate the exposure of sewer assets to the stream channel.
Project efforts will help improve water quality and system reliability.
Work includes the rehabilitation and relocation of sewers in the Arboretum.