My command of language is not up to the task of describing the bittersweet feeling all of us at DC Water share on the retirement of Walt Bailey. We honor and celebrate the 43 years that Walt has invested in DC Water and its predecessor entities, rising from an engineer to Assistant General Manager of
On Wednesday, May 8, the executive leadership from the four largest local jurisdictions gathered at the Washington Metropolitan Council of Governments (MWCOG) to celebrate a watershed moment – pun intended – in regional cooperation: the signing of the Intermunicipal Agreement (IMA) for the operation of the Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant. The parties
DC Water Wins 2012 National Environmental Achievement Award NACWA recognizes collaborative research efforts with its Research and Technology Award for innovative work on nutrient removal DC Water’s Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant is home to some of the most innovative wastewater research in the world. Master’s and Ph.D. candidates from renowned regional institutions perform
Here’s a great new video explaining the wastewater treatment process. It was shot at Blue Plains. Wastewater Treatment Plant Upgrades from Chesapeake Bay Program on Vimeo.
The Cadillac of industry publications for the wastewater business covers the DC Water rebranding campaign. Brand New Look (Treatment Plant Operator, November 2010)