Today, DC WASA became DC Water. Many dignitaries, many reporters, and the Mayor too! Goodbye D.C. WASA, Hello ‘D.C. Water’ (Washington Post, 06/15/2010) Glass May Be Half Full for DC Water (WAMU-FM, 06/15/2010) D.C. Water Gets a Makeover (WRC-TV, 06/15/2010) D.C. water agency rinses off a lead-stained name (Washington Post, 06/15/2010)
One topic that many commented on after the NY Times article is whether a General Manager of a water and sewer utility should be an engineer. Some of the comments were nasty toward me, since I am clearly not an engineer. I take no offense at the anger and believe the question is a fair
Fix a Leak Week On a lighter note, an example of the outreach we are doing to reach our customers — helping to reduce their water use and save money.
I offer my greetings to those of you visiting this still-new blog from the NY Times article about my work at the DC Water and Sewer Authority. Charles Duhigg’s series certainly captures the extraordinary importance, usually overlooked, of the pipes, valves and pumps beneath our feet — and the water and sewer facilities we rely
WJLA-TV covers water pressure and fire hydrants, with a quote from George on his first day on the job at DC WASA. Also, Washington Post. Actions Taken To Keep Homes with Low Water Pressure Safe (WJLA-TV, 10/19/2009) Fire That Destroyed D.C. Mansion and Art Ruled Accidental (Washington Post, 10/20/2009)