WSSC Commissioners to Vote on $2 Million Contract to Upgrade Potomac Water Filtration Plant

Meeting Open to the Public and Livestreamed

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Laurel, Md. – December 18, 2018: WSSC Commissioners are scheduled to vote on a two-year, $2 million contract to upgrade the Potomac Water Filtration Plant. The vote is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, December 19, as part of the monthly Commission meeting, held at WSSC headquarters in Laurel. The meeting, which starts at 10 a.m., is open to the public and available via livestream directly from WSSC’s website.

The Potomac project includes replacing valves, filter screens and other work to enhance the water filtration process. The Potomac plant is the largest of WSSC’s two water filtration plants, producing an average of 112 million gallons of safe, clean drinking water each day. It serves approximately two thirds of WSSC’s 1.8 million customers across Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.

As part of WSSC’s commitment to public engagement and transparency, the live broadcast allows viewers to observe agency business, including the review of contracts, policies and a monthly synopsis of WSSC’s operations. The complete agenda, including links to each presentation, can be found on WSSC’s 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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