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Owner: DC Water

Project: Piney Branch Tunnel

The following RFQ/RFP is active in the Oracle platform:

Solicitation Number: DCW-SOL-24-10380
Issue Date: 5/9/24 2:02 PM
Proposal Due Date: 6/13/24 2:00 PM

Point of Contact: Ines Eden


DC Water Introduction
In 1996, the District Government initiated the creation of The District of Columbia Water and Sewer Authority (DC Water), an independent authority of the District of Columbia providing services to the region. On April 18, 1996, following A 30-day congressional review period, the District Council enacted DC Law 11-111, “The Water and Sewer DC Water Establishment and Department of Public Works Reorganization Act Of 1996.”

DC Water is governed by a board of directors consisting of 11 principal and 11 alternate members. The board is composed of six District of Columbia representatives, two each from Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties in Maryland, and one from Fairfax County in Virginia.

DC Water distributes drinking water and collects and treats wastewater for more than 702 residents and 23.8 Mmillion annual visitors in the District of Columbia. DC Water also provides wholesale wastewater treatment services for 1.6 million people in montgomery and Prince George’s Counties in Maryland, and Fairfax and Loudoun Counties in Virginia. We are proud to provide these vital, safe, and high-quality services to our customers while also protecting and enhancing our environment.

To distribute drinking water, DC Water operates more than 1,350 miles of pipes, four pumping stations, five reservoirs, four elevated water storage tanks, 43,860 valves and 9,500 public hydrants. To collect wastewater, DC Water operates 1,800 miles of sanitary and combined sewers, 22 flow-metering stations, and nine off-site wastewater pumping stations. To treat wastewater, DC Water operates the Blue Plains Advanced Wastewater Treatment Plant, the largest advanced wastewater treatment facility in the world.

For more information about DC Water, please visit More information about DC Water’s procurement and compliance are also provided in the “Work with us” section.