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Report: D.C. water may have high levels of lead

A report by the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention released Wednesday says the water in more than 15,000 D.C. homes may still be contaminated with dangerous levels of lead.

Tags: Centers for Disease Control , CDC , D.C. Water , lead , George Hawkins , Greg Otto , Ari Ashe

Thursday - 12/02/2010, 02:42am EST

D.C. partnership offers free water in city restaurants

Dozens of D.C. restaurants are offering a free way to beat the city's early onslaught of summer heat.

Tags: DC Water , TapIt , George Hawkins

Wednesday - 06/01/2011, 04:57pm EDT

Report: Water in D.C., Bethesda contains dangerous chemical

A report from the Environmental Working Group is raising eyebrows in homes across the region.

Tags: Environmental Working Group , Environmental Protection Agency , Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission , hexavalent chromium , chromium-6 , Jane Houlihan , Hank Silverberg

Monday - 12/20/2010, 05:07pm EST

Water main break closes part of Pennsylvania Ave.

The 12-inch water main was installed in 1858.

Tags: water main , Water main break , Pennsylvania Avenue , D.C. WASA , Neal Augenstein

Tuesday - 11/02/2010, 08:23am EDT

Cafritz sues D.C. Water for $30M over fire

The suite alleges that inadequate fire hydrants and water pressure kept the fire department from containing the accidental fire that destroyed Peggy Cooper Cafritz's Northwest home and its $15 million prized art collection in July 2009.

Tags: Peggy Cooper Cafritz , fire , Chain Bridge Road ,

Friday - 10/22/2010, 11:55am EDT

Homeowners to be charged more for water service

The cost of turning on the faucet and flushing the toilet is about to go up for thousands of water customers in the Washington area.

Tags: Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant , George Hawkins , Michelle Basch

Thursday - 09/16/2010, 04:03pm EDT

New York Ave. to remain closed for afternoon rush

A water main break has outbound New York Avenue in Northeast blocked at Montana Avenue.

Tags: New York Avenue , Montana Avenue , Bladensburg Road , Water main break , Kristi King

Wednesday - 06/02/2010, 07:42am EDT

Portion of 21st Street in Foggy Bottom closed

A water main break has closed 21st Street between Pennsylvania Avenue and K Street Monday morning.

Tags: Water main break , WASA , Foggy Bottom , Adam Tuss , Colleen Kelleher

Monday - 05/17/2010, 07:50am EDT

Fire hydrant work complicates Georgetown commute

Drivers who use Canal Road will find just two of the road's four lanes open near the Whitehurst Freeway and Key Bridge.

Tags: Canal Road , M Street , Georgetown , WASA , Whitehurst Freeway , Kristi King , Colleen Kelleher

Thursday - 05/13/2010, 08:40am EDT

Water advisory lifted in Northwest

The D.C. Water and Sewer Authority says the advisory was lifted around 3 p.m.

Tags: WASA , chlorine in water

Tuesday - 04/20/2010, 12:22pm EDT
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