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Impervious Area Charge.


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The Post’s Jonathan O’Connell asks whether the federal government will pay its impervious area charge. The charge, by the way, covers DC Water’s cost of meeting a federal mandate to reduce combined-sewer overflows. Federal government balks at paying D.C. sewer charge (Washington Post, 07/05/2010)

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Archive, Media Mentions

A New Day.


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Today, DC WASA became DC Water. Many dignitaries, many reporters, and the Mayor too! Goodbye D.C. WASA, Hello ‘D.C. Water’ (Washington Post, 06/15/2010)  Glass May Be Half Full for DC Water (WAMU-FM, 06/15/2010)  D.C. Water Gets a Makeover (WRC-TV, 06/15/2010) D.C. water agency rinses off a lead-stained name (Washington Post, 06/15/2010)

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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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