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Water Quality Study

Overview

Starting March 20th through May 15th, DC Water will collect water quality monitoring data in Wards 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6. The monitoring equipment will be attached to 28 hydrants throughout the District.  

DC Water has conducted this water monitoring study for several years. The findings of this study will be used to enhance our knowledge of water quality and flow in the distribution system.

Hydrants will be opend during the first and last two weeks of this study. Customers do not pay for this water, and can continue normal water use.   

Scope of work

  • Approximately 28 hydrants will be equipped with a monitoring device.
  • Hydrants will be open and flowing for two weeks in the beginning of the study period, and two weeks at the end.
  • Customers should not experience any disruption in service.

Schedule

  • Installation: March 20, 2019 
  • Removal: May 15, 2019

Important information

  • Customer water supplies will not be shut off during this study.
  • Customer water bills will not be affected by this study. 
  • During this time, customers can continue normal water usage.

Traffic plans

  • As always, do not park in front of a hydrant, or within 10 feet in either direction from the centerline of the hydrant.

Partners

Information has been provided to the relevant Advisory Neighborhood Commissions, Council Offices, and the Office of the Mayor.

Project Locations

Hydrants throughout the District: 

  • MACARTHUR BLVD INT LAVEROCK PL NW
  • Q ST BET SUTERS LN AND WISCONSIN AVE NW
  • 23RD ST BET H ST AND G ST NW
  • 15th ST BET H ST AND I ST NW
  • 14THST BET N ST AND RHODE ISLAND AVE NW
  • U ST BET 16TH ST AND 17TH ST NW
  • RIDGE ST BET 4TH ST AND 4TH ST NW
  • T ST INT LINCOLN RD NE
  • CROMWELL TERRACE INT 2ND ST NE
  • FENWICK ST IN T NEW YORK AVE NE
  • QUEENS CHAPEL RD INT 22ND ST NE
  • 26TH ST INT HAMLIN ST NE
  • ADAMS ST INT 30TH ST NE
  • BALDWIN CRES BET ALLEY H AND ALLEY L NE
  • 19TH ST INT BENNETT PL NE
  • 16TH ST INT EAST CAPITOL ST NE
  • 18TH ST INT MASSACHUSETTS AVE SE
  • 7TH ST INT E ST SE
  • 3RD ST INT A ST NE
  • LEXINGTON PL INT 6TH ST NE
  • 28TH ST INT MILITARY RD NW
  • MILITARY RD INT NEBRASKA AVE NW
  • MISSOURI AVE INT 17TH ST NW
  • 31ST ST INT WESTERN AVE NW
  • TAMARACK ST INT EAST BEACH DR NW
  • JUNIPER ST INT 16TH ST NW
  • TAMARACK ST INT NORTH PORTAL DR NW
  • PARKSIDE RD BET YORKTOWN RD AND PARKSIDE LN NW