Public Meeting to Discuss Proposed Changes to WSSC Bills

WSSC Hosts Meeting in Rockville to Hear From Customers

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Laurel – August 6, 2014: WSSC will host a public meeting tonight in Rockville to discuss proposed changes to its customer bills. The proposed changes are part of an effort to shift the billing system to a more modern, equitable and predictable approach to gathering revenue. The proposal aims to lower future rate increases.

The proposed changes include raising the quarterly Account Maintenance Fee, adding a fixed, pipeline investment fee based on the meter size of each customer and developing a Customer Affordability Program to assist those who qualify.

Another public meeting is scheduled on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. in Largo.

Those who wish to submit a written statement for inclusion in the record of the meeting should e-mail the statement to BudgetGroup@wsscwater.com or send it to Letitia Carolina-Powell, Acting Budget Group Leader, WSSC, 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel, MD 20707. 

WHAT:
Public Meeting About WSSC Customer Bills

WHO:
WSSC and WSSC customers

WHEN:
7:30pm
Wednesday, August 6, 2014

WHERE:
Stella B. Werner Building
7th Floor Council Hearing Room
100 Maryland Avenue
Rockville, MD 20850

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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