Sewer Rehabilitation Project - Soapstone Valley Park


DC Water is performing sewer rehabilitation projects throughout the city as part of its Capital Improvement Program (CIP). The proposed Soapstone Valley Park Sewer Rehabilitation project would involve the rehabilitation of sewers from Albemarle Street, NW to Broad Branch Road, NW. Benefits of this project would include the rehabilitation of an aging sewer system, improved structural integrity while maintaining adequate hydraulic capacity, and the reduction of stream and groundwater infiltration and potential sanitary sewer overflows.

Scope of work

  • Rehabilitation of approximately 6,200 linear feet of defective sanitary sewer pipe
  • Rehabilitation of twenty two defective manholes
  • Asset protection
  • Rehabilitation and or repair of two Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) outlets


  • Submit Assessment of Effects to the Historic Preservation Office: Completed March 1, 2017
  • Determination of Assessment of Effects Review: In process
  • Submit Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) Public Review to the National Park Service (NPS): Winter of 2017
  • Public comment on the Draft EA Public Review: To be determined
  • Construction: To be determined

Important information

DC Water is working in cooperation with the NPS, which is the lead agency, to prepare an EA for the Soapstone Valley Park Sewer Rehabilitation Project as required by the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).

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