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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

Hawkins, Story join US Water Alliance board

Hawkins, Story join US Water Alliance board

January 5, 2017 at 3:10 pm 0 comments

The US Water Alliance announced Thursday that DC Water CEO and General Manager George Hawkins and American Water President and CEO Susan Story, will join its board of directors. Hawkins has served as the CEO and general manager of DC Water since 2009, where he oversees the distribution of drinkingRead More

How DC Water’s Environmental Impact Bond Works

How DC Water’s Environmental Impact Bond Works

October 19, 2016 at 12:22 pm 1 comment

The DC Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) recently issued the nation’s first Environmental Impact Bond (EIB) to fund the initial green infrastructure project in its DC Clean Rivers Project, a $2.6 billion program to control stormwater runoff and improve the District’s water quality, creating a healthier future for residents.Read More

What’s Next for Lead?

What’s Next for Lead?

October 3, 2016 at 8:45 am 0 comments

Water Utilities Will Have Big Decisions about Lead Service Lines in the Wake of Flint’s Water Crisis By Andrew Farr If one word encapsulates the biggest story of the year when it comes to anything related to water or pipelines, it’s probably “Flint.” The very mention of the Michigan cityRead More

DC Water is a multi-jurisdictional water and wastewater utility. (PRNewsFoto/DC Water and Sewer Authority)

DC Water Awards CH2M, Parsons Joint Venture in CIP

September 26, 2016 at 8:54 am 0 comments

CH2M and Parsons, as part of a joint venture team, have been selected by the District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water) to perform program management services for the development and implementation of DC Water’s $1.3 billion water and wastewater capital improvement program focused on repair and replacementRead More

DC Water, WEF Launch Green Infrastructure Certification Website

DC Water, WEF Launch Green Infrastructure Certification Website

July 19, 2016 at 2:46 pm 0 comments

DC Water and the Water Environment Federation (WEF) have launched a website for the National Green Infrastructure Certification Program (NGICP), an in-development national certification for green infrastructure (GI) construction, inspection and maintenance workers. The site, www.ngicp.org, is the best resource for the latest program news and updates; access to valuableRead More

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