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The Brookings Report


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The Brookings Report   On Wednesday, May 23 the Brookings Institution released a report titled, “Cleaner Rivers for the National Capital Region: Sharing the Cost.”  The report concisely and clearly outlines the funding challenge that DC Water faces implemented a range of mammoth capital projects – the largest of which is the Clean Rivers Project. 

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Archive, Infrastructure

Clean Rivers Groundbreaking.


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DC Water broke ground this week on the Clean Rivers Project, a 20-year, $2.6 billion project to reduce combined-sewer overflows in the District by 96 percent. Senator Benjamin Cardin, Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes Norton, Mayor Vincent Gray and others joined the ceremony. . 6 To clean the rivers, tunnels aren’t the only solution (Washington Post, 10/13/2011)

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Archive, Media Mentions

Hurricane Irene


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Today, George took part in Mayor Gray’s briefing about hurricane preparedness in anticipation of Irene’s arrival this weekend. D.C. area readies for Hurricane Irene recovery efforts (DC Examiner, 08/27/2011) D.C.’s “Most Unusual Week” Continues (WRC-TV, 08/26/2011) Gray says D.C. is ‘as ready as we can be’ for Irene (Washington Times, 08/26/2011) State-by-state developments related to

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