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Relief for Bloomingdale and LeDroit Park


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  View more videos at: http://nbcwashington.com. DC Water Press Release DC Water Flickr Gallery D.C. offers new plan to divert storm runoff before it floods Bloomingdale, LeDroit Park (Washington Post, 12/06/2012) Faster flood relief (Washington Post, 12/06/2012) City Plans to Use McMillan Site to Divert Bloomingdale Floodwater (Washington City Paper, 12/06/2012) D.C. Offers Plan to

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Hurricane Sandy, Response and Aftermath


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View more videos at: http://nbcwashington.com. Many thanks for your thoughts, prayers and concern over our response to Hurricane Sandy. The Washington DC region survived the storm pretty well, and fortunately we had many days to prepare in advance. I am horrified by the damage to our neighbors in New Jersey and New York. I salute the members of Team

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Tap Water at the Inauguration


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What if a bipartisan team of the nation’s top leaders chose a joyful and significant occasion to express their support for public water systems across the country? That’s what George Hawkins and DC Water asked the Joint Congressional Committee on Inaugural Ceremonies to do, after the committee’s head announced a plan to bring in expensive

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Science Friday


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George was a guest on NPR’s Science Friday program, to discuss aging infrastructure across America and how water utilities face funding challenges. Aging City Pipes in Need of a Plumber’s Touch (NPR, 08/17/2012) U.S. city water infrastructure built before the Civil War (Smart Planet, 08/20/2012) Join me on Facebook and Twitter

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