Washington, DC Water offers up to $5K to dry out basements after flooding from overwhelmed sewer system

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After record rainfall in a short period of time last week overwhelmed the city sewer system. They can now get financial relief. D C. Water general manager David Goddess has a new program's been created. Help customers pay the costs of cleanup. That program will pay home owners of the $5000 towards the cult of drying out their basements. Ganis also announced a big expansion of the agency's backflow Water valve reimbursement program. A back flow water valve is designed to stop sewage from coming back into a basement. The water will pay the costs, which can run upwards of $6000 per home to install these valuable plumbing devices. Data says There were no hardware failure. September 10th. The system just couldn't handle the intense

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