Watch WSSC’s Commission Meeting Live Via Streaming Video

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Laurel – August 19, 2015 – WSSC’s monthly Commission meeting will stream live today, starting at 10:00 a.m. The meetings, which are held on the third Wednesday of the month, can be viewed via streaming video from your desktop computer and most mobile devices directly from WSSC’s website.
As part of WSSC’s commitment to transparency, the live broadcast displays the meeting agenda and allows viewers to observe agency business, including the review of contracts and policies as well as a monthly synopsis of WSSC’s operations. Archives of the meeting have agenda item links to take viewers directly to discussions about specific topics.
Included on the Agenda:
·         Briefing about HomeServe Residential Water and Sewer Service Line Protection Plan. (approximately 12:25 p.m.)
o   The majority of homeowners are unaware of what they are responsible for regarding the maintenance and repair of their water or sewer laterals. Many assume WSSC is responsible for repairing or maintaining the pipe that connects their home to WSSC’s pipes. The reality is, the homeowner is responsible for all repairs and maintenance of all the pipes on their property. WSSC is considering partnering with HomeServe to provide a residential water and sewer service line insurance protection plan.
 
·         Commissioner’s Engineering Scholarship Program. (approximately 10:15 a.m.)
o   This year’s winner of the Commissioner’s Engineering Scholarship will be announced. The winning student will be present to receive the award.

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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