Supplee and Brighton Dam Recreation Areas Closed

Sandy Downs Trees and Lines

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Laurel, Maryland – October 31, 2012: Two recreation areas of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) are closed today.

Supplee Lane Recreation Area in Laurel was closed yesterday and will remain closed today for safety reasons. There are several trees down on lines along the entrance. There is a pole and transformer lying in the parking lot. 

The Brighton Dam Recreation Area in Brookeville, including the visitor’s cabin, is also closed because of storm damage. Watershed permits normally sold at the cabin are available online at for use at the other WSSC watershed facilities.  Scott’s Cove, Brown’s Bridge, Pig Tail, Big Branch, Triadelphia and Greenbridge remain open.

WSSC will advise when the Supplee and Brighton Dam Recreation Areas reopen.

For 100 years, WSSC has proudly served the citizens of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties – providing drinking water that has always met strict Safe Drinking Water Act standards and protecting the environment through vital water resource recovery services. Our vision is to be THE world-class water utility, where excellent products and services are always on tap.


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