Water Service Disruption - Between Old Georgetown Road and Fairmont Avenue

Sunday, February 3, 2019 - 10:00 pm until Monday, February 4, 2019 - 4:00 am

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OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Laurel, MD - February 3, 2019: WSSC will be repairing a 6-inch water main at 7766 Woodmont Avenue between Old Georgetown Road and Fairmont Avenue. This work will take place starting Sunday, February 3, 2019 at 10:00 p.m. until Monday, February 4, 2019 at 4:00 a.m. Though not expected, work may extend beyond these hours if necessary to complete the repair. As a result of this work, residents will experience a loss of water service during this time.

How to prepare:

During:

  • Do not wash clothes during this time as they may become stained.
    • If you experience stained clothing as a result of this event, contact the Communications Office at 301-206-8100 or by email at communications@wsscwater.com to request Rit Rust Remover free of charge

After:

  • When water pressure is fully restored, you may experience discolored water or have air trapped in your water lines. See flushing video to the right.

What to expect:

  • Residents will have access to their homes during working hours.

Follow us online wsscwater.com or social media, Twitter: @WSSCWaterNews, Facebook: @WSSCWater, for updates. We understand the inconvenience these types of projects can cause and we appreciate your patience as we work to upgrade our infrastructure.

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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