People often ask me what are the biggest challenge facing water utilities. My answer is a combination of five related issues – the “fist” that is coming at us. We deliver an essential service–to every living organism and every working person in every place we deliver the service, which is everywhere. This by itself is
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.
George joined guest host Paul Brown of NPR to discuss the District’s hidden infrastructure on WAMU-FM’s The Kojo Nnamdi Show. Shaping the City: (Re)Building Sustainable Infrastructure (WAMU-FM, 01/19/2012)
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)
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