66 WSSC’s FY 2017 OSDI Programs’ Performance Results Report ABOUT WSSC WEAREWSSC,WHEREWATERMATTERS! Thelife-su staining water and wastewater services that we pr ovide are critical for ensuring public health, and m ake it possible for individuals, families and businesse s to enjoy a good quality of life. For near- l y 100 years, 24 hours a day, and seven days a week, we have served the people of Prince Geo rge’s and Montgomery counties. OUR CORE MISSION IS TO PROVIDE SAFE AND RELIABLE WATER, LIFE’S M OSTPRECIOUSRESOURCE,ANDRETURNCLEANWATERTOOURENV IRONMENT,ALLINANETHICAL,SUSTAINABLE,ANDFINANCI ALLYRESPONSIBLEMANNER. Toachieveourmission,WSSC maintains three reservoirs and over 5,600 acres of watershed, issues construction permits, performs over 500,000 laboratory tests each year, mainta ins over 42,000 fire hydrants, conducts water mete r testing, and inspe cts: plumbing installations, natural gas ap- pliance installations and food establishments, grease abatement, and much more. We are proactively comm itted to replacing approximately 61 miles of wa- ter mains each year. We are also using innovative technology, like zinc-coated pipes, to extend the life of our water mains to more than 100 years. WSSC is governed by six Commissioners with equa https:/ /www.youtube.com/ watch?v=ggrCSfQ7jOI ■  Video on Aging Infrastructure at WSSC - Piscataway Wastewater Treatment Plant Broken Sewer Main