WSSC Working to Repair Water Main Break

Nearly 600 Customers Without Water in Prince George's County

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WSSC employee to repair a 16 inch water main breakLaurel – November 22, 2012: Crews from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) are working to repair a 16-inch water main break at 10305 New Orchard Drive, Largo, Maryland in Prince George's County. Five-hundred, ninety-six (596) customers are currently without service. WSSC has set up a water station at the corner of New Orchard Drive and Butterworth Lane to give six-gallon cases of water to area residents affected by the break

The break was first reported at approximately 4:30 this morning. There is no estimate at this time as to how long repairs will take. This pipe was installed in 1974.

WSSC Water is the proud provider of safe, seamless and satisfying water services, making the essential possible every day for our neighbors in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. We work to deliver our best because it’s what our customers expect and deserve.

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