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More than 200 now certified in green infrastructure

More than 200 now certified in green infrastructure

January 12, 2018 at 1:00 pm 0 comments

The Water Environment Federation (WEF) and DC Water have announced that 106 individuals recently completed training and testing requirements for certification in construction, inspection and maintenance of green infrastructure (GI), a fast-growing approach to reduce stormwater pollution. Over the past two years of the program, more than 200 individuals haveRead More

The Revelations of George Hawkins

The Revelations of George Hawkins

December 18, 2017 at 7:20 am 0 comments

After more than eight years, DC Water’s top executive is stepping down. How he earned his reputation for utility management excellence began long before the utility’s resurgence to global recognition.  By Andrew Farr “I do what I do well,” George Hawkins says. Taken out of context, it would seem theRead More

DC Water to name Brown as Acting CEO

DC Water to name Brown as Acting CEO

October 20, 2017 at 10:01 am 0 comments

DC Water’s Board of Directors recently announced that General Counsel Henderson J. Brown, IV, will serve as Acting CEO and General Manager upon the departure of current CEO George S. Hawkins. Hawkins announced his December departure in September. Henderson Brown rejoined DC Water as General Counsel in March 2016 afterRead More

Hawkins to step down as DC Water CEO

Hawkins to step down as DC Water CEO

September 7, 2017 at 5:28 pm 0 comments

The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) has announced that CEO and General Manager George S. Hawkins will step down from his current role as of Dec. 29. Hawkins, 57, joined DC Water in 2009. His departure from DC Water will cap a 20-year career as a chiefRead More

Brown named DC Water CFO

Brown named DC Water CFO

August 21, 2017 at 9:59 am 0 comments

DC Water announced recently that it has named Matthew Brown as its new chief financial officer (CFO). Brown has been serving as the director of the Office of Budget and Finance for the District of Columbia since January 2015 and as the DC Water Chairman of the Board since 2015.Read More

Miami-Dade, DC Water award condition assessment contracts to Pure Technologies

Miami-Dade, DC Water award condition assessment contracts to Pure Technologies

August 14, 2017 at 9:23 am 0 comments

DC Water and the Miami-Dade Water and Sewer Department recently awarded Pure Technologies U.S. Inc. multi-year condition assessment contracts worth up to a combined $40 million. The Miami-Dade work, worth up to $30 million over five years, allows Pure U.S. to work beyond August, 2017, when an existing contract isRead More

DC Water gets S&P Green Evaluation

DC Water gets S&P Green Evaluation

July 31, 2017 at 6:25 am 0 comments

The District of Columbia Water & Sewer Authority (DC Water) has become the first U.S. municipal issuer to receive S&P Global’s Green Evaluation, scoring  E1 (the highest score on S&P Global’s scale of E1-E4) and 92/100. The Green Evaluation was assigned to $100 million in series 2017A public utility seniorRead More

Triple Vision: Collaboration, Innovation, Communication

Triple Vision: Collaboration, Innovation, Communication

April 18, 2017 at 3:40 pm 0 comments

 By Cindy Wallis-Lage   Water is both a resource and a challenge. As an optimist — a trait I think I share with many water leaders — I see opportunities and potential solutions when I look at challenges facing the water industry. Leaders in any field tend to have specialRead More

DC Water, Xylem install first intelligent wastewater pumping system in North America

DC Water, Xylem install first intelligent wastewater pumping system in North America

March 23, 2017 at 5:09 pm 0 comments

Xylem recently worked with DC Water on the first North American installation of its Flygt Concertor, which, according to Xylem is the world’s first wastewater pumping system with integrated intelligence. DC Water, one of the nation’s largest water and wastewater innovators, has a track record of piloting and adopting leading-edge technologies toRead More

DC Water, WEF announce green infrastructure certification recipients

DC Water, WEF announce green infrastructure certification recipients

February 6, 2017 at 12:47 pm 0 comments

DC Water and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) recently announced the issuance of the first certifications under the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP). The NGICP is designed to verify that the inaugural group of 62 recipients have successfully demonstrated competency in the foundational knowledge, concepts and terminology required toRead More

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