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DC Water, Infrastructure

A Greener DC: Part 1


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There is a fresh breeze blowing in Washington, DC and it will whistle through more trees, bushes, flowers and shrubs.  Tens of millions of dollars more. The additional plantings will be accomplished through a landmark modification of a Consent Decree that was just agreed to by DC Water, the District of Columbia government, the United

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Archive, Editorial

Bravo for the Anacostia Watershed Society!


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Kingman Island, Northeast Washington, D.C. The Anacostia Watershed Society celebrated its 25th Anniversary recently on the banks of the Anacostia River in Washington, DC.  I was delighted to be there and to share the podium with the Honorable Anthony Williams, founder Robert Boone and a new friend from Boston – more on that in a

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Archive, Innovation

100 Good Reasons Why Innovation Must Come From Everywhere in Your Organization


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DC Clean Rivers Project Our challenge is clear.  We have a $3.8 billion ten-year Capital Improvement Program (CIP) supported by our retail and wholesale ratepayer base in the Washington, DC region.  We are at the peak of spending for our CIP now, driving significant yearly rate increases that are well above inflation. The largest component of the

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