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COMMUNITY BULLETIN: Events and Resources

Community Events         Neighborhood Association Resources




April 15                         WASA target date for presenting a trial treatment program to

                                    EPA to correct the corrosion problem

March, ongoing             Blood Lead Screening by the Department of Health. See here.

March 22                      4:00 to 8:00 PM Lead Information Fair 

                                    Emery Recreation Center .

March 6, 9, ongoing       Water Filter Distribution for Select families.  See details


March 6, 2004               Reeves Center DC EMA begins distribution of water pitcher

                                    filtration supplies as long as supplies last to select families

                                    10:15 a.m.  "Lead in our water!  A status report and analysis --

                                    what we know and what we need to find out.

                                    Where: Cleveland Park Library


March 5, 2004 -             10:00 a.m. "Public Confidence, Down the Drain"

                                    Where: Room 2154, RAYBURN HOUSE OFFICE BUILDING

                                    The Federal Role in Ensuring Safe Drinking Water in the        

                                    District of Columbia, Government Reform Committee

                                    U.S. House of Representatives, Full Committee Hearing            
                                    Rep. Tom Davis (Va), Chair
                                    Location:  Call David Marin or Drew Crockett (202) 225-5074

 Tues., March 2, 2004     Palisades Branch Library, 4901 V Street, N.W., Washington,

                                    D.C. 20007, 6:30-8:30pm 

                                    DC WASA and DOH to host Community Meeting on Lead

                                    Service  to discuss information on lead, lead service

                                    replacements, and other issues. See summary.


Thurs., Feb 26, 2004     Washington Highlands Branch Library

                                   115 Atlantic Street, S.W.

                                   Washington, D.C. 20032, 6:30-8:30pm                                   

                                   DC WASA and DOH to host Community Meeting on Lead

                                   Service  to discuss information on lead, lead service

                                   replacements, and other issues.


Wed., Feb. 25, 2004   2:00 pm D.C. Council Committee, public briefing,

                                 WASA lead service replacement program, no public


                                 John Wilson Building

                                 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, Room 500

                                 2:00 pm, Contact Jim Slattery (202)724-8105.

Tues., Feb 17, 2004    Capitol Hill community meeting Q &  A with WASA. 
                                 St. Peter's Church  422 Third Street S.E.   

                                 7 pm - 10 pm  Contact: satuhw@yahoo.com.

February 10, 2004.      D.C. Council oversight hearings  

                                 1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, Room 512

                                 12:30 - 6 pm  To testify: contact Jim Slattery (202)724-8105.

Wed. Feb. 4, 2004       Lead Service Replacement Program, D.C. Council

                                  1350 Pennsylvania Avenue, Room 412




Neighborhood Resources

Foxhall Neighborhood Association page on lead-in-water contamination.