21 Jun 2018


Don’t Fall for DC Water Scams

A big heads-up to neighbors in Ward 6 and in the rest of the District: Make sure you don’t fall for fake DC Water employees trying to steal your personal information or gain access to your home. DC Water wants you to know that they will never send a technician without first receiving a customer […]

13 Jun 2016


Worried About Lead? DC Water’s Tools Help

You may hear items about lead in the local news, such when there were elevated levels of lead at Capitol Hill elementary schools. Perhaps you’re aware that lead pipes may still bring water to your home in the District of Columbia, or that lead soldering to keep pipes together was used in the District as late as […]

03 Mar 2016


Your Water is Okay! Maintenance Starts 3/7

Have you ever turned on your sink and the water is a bit stinky? Well, prepare yourself for some intermittent changes in taste and odors in the next two month. The Washington Aqueduct, the organization that treats and disinfects water for the District, is doing annual spring cleaning the drinking water pipes March 7 through […]

11 Jan 2016


How To Help Your Home Survive The Cold

We’ve had quite the mild winter…so far. But it’s still early January and Old Man Winter is clearly still trying to make a fashionably late entrance. Now is the time to prepare for when the temps stay around –or below– freezing for long stretches of days. If you don’t you may just get to discover the […]

16 Nov 2015


Lost Capitol Hill: Carroll’s Spring

A major issue in the birth and growth of Washington D.C. was water: how to get good drinking water to its inhabitants. Capitol Hill in particular had issues with this. Fortunately, there were a number of springs that were used throughout the 19th century. In the early days of the city, James Creek was an […]

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