Public Hearings This Week on WSSC’s Proposed Capital Improvements Project Budget in Montgomery and Prince George’s Counties

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

LAUREL, MD – September 6, 2016: Public hearings for WSSC’s Proposed Capital Improvements Project Budget (CIP) for Fiscal Years 2018 – 2023 will be held on September 7 and 8, respectively in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.

Montgomery County      Prince George’s County
September 7, 7:30 p.m.     September 8, 2017, 7:30 p.m.
Stella B. Werner Building      RMS Building
7th Floor Council Hearing Room      Room 308
100 Maryland Avenue   1400 McCormick Drive
Rockville, MD 20850      Largo, MD 20774

The CIP covers a six-year term of planning, design, land acquisition and construction activities on a yearly basis for major water and sewer infrastructure projects and program

This proposed FY2018-23 Proposed CIP continues WSSC’s aggressive program to rehabilitate or replace the older portions of its 5,600 miles of water mains and 5,400 miles of sewer mains; and finances capital facilities needed to accommodate growth within the WSSC service area. A draft of the FY2018-23 Proposed CIP can be found on WSSC’s website.

The public can attend whichever hearing is most convenient. People who want to speak at the hearings should call the WSSC Budget Group at (301) 206-8110 to be placed on the list of speakers in advance of the hearings. Persons unable to attend the hearings who have comments for consideration should submit them in writing by noon on September 20, 2016, to the WSSC Budget Group at 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel, Maryland, 20707, or email comments to budgetgroup@wsscwater.com.

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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