Page 1 Page 2 Page 3 Page 4 Page 5 Page 6 Page 7 Page 8 Page 9 Page 10 Page 11 Page 12 Page 13 Page 14 Page 15 Page 16 Page 17 Page 18 Page 19 Page 20 Page 21 Page 22 Page 23 Page 24 Page 25 Page 26 Page 27 Page 28 Page 29 Page 30 Page 31 Page 32About WSSC We are WSSC, Where Water Matters! The life-sustaining water and wastewater services that we provide are critical for ensuring public health, and make it possible for individuals, families and businesses to enjoy a good quality of life. For nearly 100 years, 24 hours a day, and seven days a week, we have served the people of Prince George’s and Montgomery counties. Our core mission is to provide safe and reliable water, life’s most precious resource, and return clean water to our environment, all in an ethical, sustainable and financially responsible manner. To achieve our mission, WSSC maintains three reservoirs and over 5,600 acres of watershed, issues construction permits, performs over 500,000 laboratory tests each year, maintains over 42,000 fire hydrants, conducts water meter testing, and inspects: plumbing installations, natural gas appliance installations and food establishments, grease abatement, and much more. We replaced over 60 miles of water pipelines and refurbished over 33 miles of sewer lines in the past year. We strive for excellence in the essential services we provide. WSSC is governed by six Commissioners with equal representation from Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. WSSC’s workforce of 1,600 employees demonstrates our commitment to diversity and inclusion in our recruiting and retention initiatives. Our valued employees are highly-trained professionals from meter readers and administrators to engineers, accountants, laboratory technicians, environmental scientists, and the many other skilled and talented professionals it takes to run our modern agency. Supporting Supplier Diversity and Excellence at WSSC WSSC provides quality water and wastewater services to our local communities with the assistance and expertise of our many diverse suppliers. Our budget for FY 2016 included $715.2 million for operating expenses and $684.6 million in capital expenditures. Literally, WSSC purchases everything from “paperclips to pipe” and all of the services that are required to operate a major utility company. The SLMBE Programs support WSSC in ensuring that diverse and small local businesses are included and provide value at every level of its supply chain. WSSC has invested in its SLMBE Programs and diverse supplier community to engage and empower strategic partnerships that are positioned to bring and sustain value-added goods and service that yield cost savings for WSSC and the communities we serve. WSSC SLMBE Program Performance Results Report FY 2016 3