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.

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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