****MEDIA ADVISORY**** WSSC TO HOLD PUBLIC HEARINGS

On Proposed Fiscal Years 2015 – 2020 Capital Improvements Program

| Media Advisory

OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Laurel – September 6, 2013: The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) will conduct two public hearings on its proposed Fiscal Years 2015 – 2020 Capital Improvements Program (CIP). The six –year CIP proposes planning, design and construction expenditures for major water and sewer projects. The first will be Tuesday, September 10, 2013 in Rockville and the second on Thursday, September 12, 2013 in Largo.

The CIP continues WSSC’s aggressive program to rehabilitate or replace the older portions of the Commission’s 5,600 miles of water mains and 5,400 miles of sewer mains; and, finances capital facilities needed to accommodate growth within the WSSC service area.

WHAT: Montgomery County Public Hearing Prince George’s County Public Hearing
WHEN: Tuesday, September 10, 2013 @ 7:30 p.m. Thursday, September 12, 2013 @ 7:30 p.m.
WHERE: Stella B. Werner Building
7th Floor Council Hearing Room
100 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850
RMS Building
Room 308
1400 McCormick Drive
Largo, MD 20774

People who want to speak at the hearings should call the WSSC Budget Group at (301) 206-8110 to be placed on the list of speakers in advance of the hearings. Persons unable to attend the hearings who have comments for consideration should submit them in writing by noon on September 23, 2013, to the WSSC Budget Group at 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel, Maryland 20707, or email comments to budgetgroup@wsscwater.com. The 2015-2020 CIP documents may be viewed at http://www.wsscwater.com/home/jsp/content/budget-index.faces.

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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