A Flutist and Folks in Formal Wear Walk into a Wastewater Treatment Plant...

WSSC Helps “GishWhes” Participants With Tour of Facility as Part of Global Scavenger Hunt

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Laurel – August 5, 2015 – WSSC will conduct one of the oddest tours of its facilities on Thursday fulfilling the request of a customer as part of a global scavenger hunt competition. The tour will take place at WSSC’s Parkway Wastewater Treatment Plant in Laurel.

G.I.S.H.W.H.E.S stands for The Greatest International Scavenger Hunt The World Has Ever Seen and it encourages participants to engage in “silly” acts as part of the hunt. One of the items on the list for the 2015 hunt, tour a wastewater facility in formal wear while followed by a flutist or violinist.

Date:               Thursday, August 6, 2015
Time:              11:00 a.m.
Location:
        Parkway Wastewater Treatment Plant, 10100 Canadian Way, Laurel 20708      

To participate in the hunt, competitors register with GishWhes and pay a registration fee; proceeds go to the Random Acts charity. The current hunt began on August 1 and ends on August 8. To learn more, visit the GishWhes website.

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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