WSSC Commissioners Scheduled to Vote on Contract to Enhance Water Service in Prince George’s County
Approval of nearly $2 million contract will allow for replacement of approximately one mile of key 24-inch diameter water main in Upper Marlboro
OFFICE OF COMMUNICATIONS AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Meeting Open to the Public and Livestreamed
Laurel, Md. – July 16, 2019: WSSC Commissioners are scheduled to vote on a one-year, nearly $2 million contract to replace approximately one mile of 24-inch diameter water main in Upper Marlboro. The vote is scheduled to take place on Wednesday, July 17, 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.
WSSC maintains more than 11,000 miles of water and sewer mains in Montgomery & Prince George’s counties. The year-long project is part of ongoing efforts to maintain and replace aging infrastructure to help enhance water service reliability. The project is tentatively scheduled to begin later this fall.
This month’s agenda also includes:
- 2019 Winners of the Commissioners’ Engineering Scholarship Awards Program
- Briefing on FY 2021-2026 Capital Improvements Program
- Briefing on Advance Metering Infrastructure Implementation
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 operations. The complete agenda, including links to each presentation, can be found on WSSC’s 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.