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DC Water Supports Current Water Quality Standards

Some local environmental groups have misrepresented our position. We'd like to set the record straight.

Thanksgiving Give Back

Local student inspires Team Blue with generosity and initiative to help those in need.

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Clean Rivers and Impervious Cover

A detailed history of this important environmental project and how it is funded

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Smelly and Thirsty: Imagining a Day Without Water

Authority encourages students and commuters to contemplate the value of life's most critical resource

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Retaining Customer Trust in an Era of Fake News

In a challenging climate, part of the solution for utilities is to be more real.

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The Battle Continues

A recent storm reminded us our work to expand the sewer system is not done

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Let’s talk about the water main break next door

Yes, it happens to us as well. Here's an insider's perspective on this common disruption

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The Buzz at Blue Plains

Our sprawling treatment plant is home to four healthy bee hives

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Class Outside

A teaching moment thanks to some thoughtful young students

One Drop Begets Another

DC Water Launches A Nonprofit Spinoff