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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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Busy News Week.


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This week, the Washington Post covered the release of a Centers for Disease Control report about lead in water and service line replacements from 1998 to 2006. The initial story raised many questions in the minds of DC Water customers, including those whose homes were not affected by the replacement program in question. Many other

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Archive, Infrastructure

Private Hydrants


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After a fair number of positive comments recently, nothing like the reality of the job to come storming back. Many cities in our country have the challenge of private hydrants – those installed by private developers outside the jurisdiction of the public system. Typically, this step is taken by the developers to push a development

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