Projects

About our projects.

Our capital improvement plan is measured in the billions. That's the level of investment required to upgrade our water and sewer systems, comply with federal mandates to reduce nutrient discharges and combined sewer overflows to local rivers, and improve the efficiency of our operations. This work is occurring across the city, and using the search filters below you can see what's happening in your neighborhood.

Click here to view current and planned DCWater projects.

These efforts will help improve water quality and system reliability.
Photo of Community Tour of First Street Tunnel
The project is an infrastructure initiative to address flooding issues
Project will improve system reliability and water pressure.
Tying Steel at Poplar Point
New Sewage Pumping Station Under Construction at Poplar Point
Tunnel Dewatering Pump Station
Millions of gallons of combined sewage will wind up here for treatment
Work will help improve system reliability and increase pressure
Improving Neighborhood Water Quality
CSO 021
First Clean Rivers Project in the Potomac Sewershed Underway
New Enhanced Nitrogen Removal Facilities
Plant now exceeds more stringent EPA requirements
The project will help maintain adequate water flows
DC Water will collect additional monitoring data in Wards 2, 3, 4, 5 and 6.
JBAB Overflow and Diversion Structures
Constructing a Major Component of Clean River's First Phase
Upgrades are designed to improve water quality and water pressure
The project will improve system reliability
Sewer Separation Planned In Georgetown
GI Working to Mitigate Flooding in Bloomingdale
Project includes the installation of over 90,000 meters and meter transmitting units
Efforts will improve water quality.
The project will increase water pressure in some areas.
Efforts will help improve water quality and system reliability
Photo inside the First Street Tunnel
Flood Relief System Online in Bloomingdale and LeDroit Park
Drop Shaft Near Tingey Street SE
Major Construction Ongoing in Navy Yard to Mitigate CSO's
Project will increase water pressure in some areas and improve system reliability.
Work will help improve system reliability and increase pressure
Efforts will help improve water quality and system reliability
Example of Typical Bioretention
Design Complete for First Potomac River GI Elements
Efforts will improve water quality and system reliability and increase water pressure in some areas.
This project will make significant HVAC system enhancements.
The upgrades include; minor structural repairs and the addition of two new ventilation houses, etc.
Potomac River
CSO Relief being Planned for Potomac River
Fort Reno Green Roof Plants
Using GI at Our Facilities to Learn and Minimize CSOs
Efforts will help improve water quality and maintain adequate flows
Project efforts will help improve water quality and system reliability
These efforts will help improve water quality and system reliability,
Photo of Oregon Avenue Project Construction
Benefits include reducing stream and groundwater infiltration and sanitary sewer overflows.
Kennedy Street Rendering
District Partnership Awards Over $2M for GI Construction
Efforts will improve water quality and system reliability
Project will increase water pressure and increase flow from hydrants.
The scope of work includes site improvements and exterior and interior tank enhancements.
Watermain Replacement on 6th and R Streets NW
Clearing a Path for Tunnel Construction by Relocating Utilities
Benefits of this project include reducing stream and groundwater infiltration.
Project efforts will help improve water quality and system reliability.
Work includes the rehabilitation and relocation of sewers in the Arboretum.
New System in Place Under M Street SE to Deliver Flows to Tunnel
Efforts will help eliminate the exposure of sewer assets to the stream channel.
Benefits include reducing stream and groundwater infiltration and sanitary sewer overflows.
Benefits include improving structural integrity while maintaining adequate hydraulic capacity.
Communication Brings About Coordinated Project with DDOT
One Team: Working Together, Improving the District
The project is intended to prolong the service life of the water transmission system
Project includes installation of sewer and manhole lining that will prolong the life of the sewer.
Award Winning Project Completed on Time and Under Budget
Project will reduce stream and groundwater infiltration and sewer overflows
Efforts will prolong the life of the sewer systems.
CSO 019 Overflow Structure on Anacostia River
Major Tunnel Relief Structure Completed
Project will increase water pressure and increase flow from hydrants.
Project will improve system reliability and water pressure.
Project will improve water quality and maintain adequate flows.
Project will improve water quality and maintain adequate flows.
Largest Component of Clean Rivers is Designed and Ready for Construction
CSO 013 Diversion Chamber Access Points
Innovative Contracting for Clean Rivers Construction
Efforts will improve system reliability and water pressure in some areas.