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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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United We Stand, Divided We Fall


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The following is the email I sent in response to a letter that I received from a group of distinguished CEOs from some of the most influential businesses in the water sector.  In their letter, the CEOs describe an effort they have launched to seek a more collaborative and coherent effort to present the case

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Front Page News


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The Washington Post’s Ashley Halsey covers aging water and sewer infrastructure on the front page of today’s paper. This is a national problem with a bill that has come due. We have the chance to ensure a clean water future and put people to work. Now is the time! Billions needed to upgrade America’s leaky

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A Cleaner Anacostia


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Fox 5’s Karen Gray Houston covers DC Water’s efforts to clean the Anacostia, including skimmer boats, in the wake of a recent court ruling.   Federal Judge Mandates Better Clean Up Standards For Anacostia River: MyFoxDC.com Anacostia River Cleanup Ordered (WJLA-TV, 07/26/2011)   DC Water GM Says Ruling Could Affect Water Bills (WAMU-FM, 07/26/2011)

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