WSSC to Hold Briefing on How Crisis Was Averted in Southern Prince George’s County

4:15 Press Conference to Provide Details on Timeline and Continued Need for Water Restrictions

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Laurel – July 17, 2013: The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) will hold a press conference today at 4:15 p.m. at its headquarters in Laurel to provide additional information on the 54- inch repair that averted a water crisis in southern Prince George’s County. Officials will provide details on how crews fixed a valve that greatly reduced the amount of pipeline that had to be shut down to make repairs to the failing 54-inch Forestville pipe.

What: Press Briefing on Averting Water Crisis in Southern Prince George’s County

When: Wednesday, July 17, 2013 @ 4:15 PM

Who: Jerry N. Johnson, WSSC General Manager and CEO & Gary Gumm, Chief Engineer

Where: WSSC Headquarters, 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel, MD 20707

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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