About The Campaign

The Protect Your Pipes initiative is funded by the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments’ Community Engagement Campaign (CEC), a collaboration between our region’s dedicated water and wastewater utilities, in an effort to protect wastewater infrastructure and preserve the health of our rivers.

CEC Members include Alexandria Renew, Town of Leesburg, Town of Purcellville, City of Manassas, City of Manassas ParkArlington County, DC Water, Fairfax County, Fairfax Water, Frederick County, Loudoun Water, Prince William County Service Authority, City of Rockville,the Upper Occoquan Service Authority, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC), and Virginia American Water.

These members have joined together to promote the value and safety of our region’s water, preserve the health of our source water systems, including the Potomac River, and educate the citizens of our region on the importance of the proper disposal of wipes, grease, and medication.



The Protect Your Pipes characters, logos, and brand are full and exclusive intellectual property (the “IP”) of the Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments (“COG”), its members, and the Protect Your Pipes Campaign. The IP shall only be used pursuant to a validly executed license agreement with COG. Any and all other uses of the IP are strictly prohibited.