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Water resource infrastructure not adequately funded, report says

A National Research Council report recommended Congress and the White House take a broader view at planning and allocating funds for the resources maintained by the Army Corps of Engineers.

Tags: David Dzombak , National Research Council , infrastructure , Army , Army Corps of Engineers , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 10/31/2012, 12:04pm EDT

Frederick County to begin testing $151 million water plant upgrade

If water is gushing sufficiently out of hydrants this week it will signal the completion of a $151 million water plant upgrade to supply 25 million more gallons per day, enough for planned growth and more to come

Tags: Design Road water treatment plant , Division of Utilities and Solid Waste Management , Kevin L. Demosky , Potomac River Water Supply Agreement

Sunday - 04/24/2011, 12:24pm EDT

Thousands demand refund in Fairfax Co. water war

A long-running dispute over water rates for out-of-city customers in the Falls Church water system is growing, and Fairfax County is the latest customer asking for a refund.

Tags: Falls Church Water , City of Falls Church Water , water bills , Utility Bills , utility company , Tysons Corner , Tyson's Corner , Fairfax County Government Center , Barbara Gordon , Providence Hall Apartments , Idlywood Village West Apartments , Tysons View Apartments , Supreme Court of Virginia

Wednesday - 12/29/2010, 02:49pm EST

Leesburg wins battle over water rates

A ruling by the Virginia Supreme Court could set a double standard for water prices in a region where sprawling development often creates utility delivery problems.

Tags: Leesburg , Virginia Supreme Court , water rates , River Creek , Spring Lakes , Lakes at Red Rock , Kristen Umstattd

Thursday - 11/04/2010, 02:38pm EDT

Md. counties consider increase in water costs

Two Maryland counties are considering up to 10 percent increases in the price of water, with a utility commission recommending even higher costs.

Tags: Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission , Montgomery County , Montgomery County Council , Prince George's County , Prince George's County Council , Kate Ryan , Paul D. Shinkman , Water main break ,

Wednesday - 10/27/2010, 04:26pm EDT

How do you keep your plants from turning?

WTOP's Garden Editor Mike McGrath says overhead watering might be dis-coloring your plants.

Tags: Mike McGrath , Darci Marchese , fungus , flowers , Plants , Black-eyed Susans , Answer Desk

Wednesday - 08/11/2010, 02:07pm EDT

EPA's New Agreement

Tags: mngt , EPA , Benjamin Grumbles ,

Tuesday - 01/13/2009, 04:36pm EST

EPA's New Agreement

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Tuesday - 01/13/2009, 04:36pm EST