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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 and Sewer Authority , D.C. Water , lead , Greg Otto , Ari Ashe

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

Feds fail to fork over millions in fees

The federal government, which owns nearly 20 percent of D.C., refuses to pay a new fee to clean up stormwater runoff, one that came about in response to unfunded EPA mandates.

Tags: WASA , Mark Segraves , Environmental Protection Agency , Water and Sewer Authority , National Association of Clean Water Agencies , Nathan Gardner-Andrews , Impervious Area Charge , Treasury Department , water bills , EPA , Susan Poling , stormwater discharge , stormwater runoff , Potomac River , Anacostia River , Chesapeake Bay

Monday - 04/26/2010, 08:18pm EDT

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: D.C. Water and Sewer Authority , DC Water , TapIt ,

Wednesday - 06/01/2011, 04:57pm 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: D.C. Water and Sewer Authority , Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant , Michelle Basch

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