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Sharing the Risks and Rewards

Sharing the Risks and Rewards

June 18, 2018 at 11:45 am 0 comments

Could the ‘Pay for Success’ Model of Environmental Impact Bonds Be the Future of Water Infrastructure Financing? By Eric Letsinger My wife and I have typically shied away from hobbies that could put me in a position of having to fix things that might break — such as a boat. ButRead More

DC Water names new CEO

DC Water names new CEO

May 3, 2018 at 4:52 pm 0 comments

The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority’s Board of Directors today named David L. Gadis as the new chief executive officer and general manager of DC Water. Gadis was selected after a nationwide search that attracted more than 100 candidates. “David impressed our selection committee with his experience andRead More

Hawkins joins XPV Water Partners

Hawkins joins XPV Water Partners

March 13, 2018 at 5:30 pm 0 comments

George Hawkins, former CEO and general manager of DC Water and a leading thinker around utility transformation and innovation, has joined XPV Water Partners, a sector-specific investor focused on growth companies related to the use, treatment and management of water resources. Hawkins, who will assume the role as an ExecutiveRead More

One of the benefits of the design-build approach became apparent on the construction of the Figure 8 launch shaft.

Efficient Project Delivery with Design-Build

February 21, 2018 at 11:34 am 0 comments

DC Water’s Blue Plains Tunnel & Beyond As the capital of the United States, Washington, D.C. is home to movers and shakers who provide direction for the country. Sewer utilities are not often among those who shake the foundation of conventional thinking. DC Water, however, took a new approach toRead More

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