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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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Response to Misleading Washington Post Story


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Today’s Washington Post report, “Congressional report prompts fear and anger over lead in D.C. water” could easily lead our customers to draw improper conclusions about the safety of our tap water today. DC WASA has provided a clear message to our customers about years of progress in reducing lead in District households to very low

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Busy News Day.


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Lots of coverage here in the District on a number of different fronts! CDC Hammered in Congress Over Lead Report (WUSA-TV, 05/20/2010) CDC Used Bad Data to Claim DC Water Safe (WTTG-TV, 05/20/2010) Report: CDC Used Bad Data to Claim DC Water Safe (Associated Press, 05/20/2010) Can We Put Some Febreze on the Canal? (WRC-TV,

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