***PHOTO OPPORTUNITY*** WSSC Azalea Garden Now Open

Buds and Blossoms in Wide Range of Colors

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Laurel – April 22, 2013: You’ll find a feast of color at WSSC’s Azalea Garden at Brighton Dam. The Garden recently opened after a cool March and features 20,000 gorgeous azaleas in various stages of growth. About 10 percent of the plants are flowering and beginning to present a variety of dazzling colors.

You can celebrate Earth Month and spring by taking in all the beauty of five acres of azaleas.

Admission to the Azalea Garden is FREE and open to the public daily from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Elderly or disabled visitors can drive through the garden Monday through Friday from 6:30 a.m. to 8 p.m.

After touring the garden, visitors can relax along the Triadelphia Reservoir picnic grounds. There’s even a play area for children! For more information, please call Brighton Dam at 301-774-9124. The season runs through June 12.

WHAT: WSSC’s Brighton Dam Azalea Garden WHEN: 6:30 a.m. – 8 p.m. daily through June 12 (Including Mother’s Day, Sunday, May 12) WHERE: 2 Brighton Dam Road, Brookeville, MD

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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