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  • | News Release
    Laurel – August 17, 2017 – WSSC crews have stopped an on-site spill at the Piscataway Wastewater Treatment Plant at 11 Farmington Road West in Accokeek, Maryland. The spill occurred at 4:00 pm on Wednesday,...
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    Laurel, Md. – August 16, 2017 – Tune in today to watch WSSC’s monthly Commission meeting starting at 10 a.m. The livestream, which includes a display of the meeting agenda, is available from a desktop...
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    Work will Impact Traffic Along North and Southbound US 29 LAUREL, Md. – August 15, 2017: Calvin Coolidge was president when WSSC first installed some of the 91-year-old water mains underneath US 29 (Colesville...
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    LAUREL, Md. – August 14, 2017: Speaking along the banks of the Potomac River, the source of drinking water for the majority of WSSC’s 1.8 million customers, WSSC General Manager and CEO Carla A. Reid today...
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    LAUREL, Md. – August 14, 2017: Continuing WSSC’s open and transparent efforts to establish a new rate structure, WSSC commissioners will convene their third special meeting tomorrow at WSSC’s Laurel headquarters...
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    Health Officials to Emphasize Water Safety and Discuss Current Aesthetic Issue Briefing will be livestreamed on Facebook LAUREL, Md. – August 14, 2017: WSSC General Manager and CEO Carla A. Reid will join...
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    Health Officials to Emphasize Water Safety and Discuss Current Aesthetic Issue LAUREL, Md. – August 13, 2017: WSSC General Manager and CEO Carla A. Reid will join Potomac Water Filtration Plant officials,...
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    LAUREL, Md. – August 11, 2017: Continuing WSSC’s open and transparent efforts to establish a new rate structure, WSSC commissioners will convene their third special meeting on Tuesday, August 15, at WSSC’s...
  • | Media Advisory
    Laurel, Md. – August 10, 2017 – Think Pac-Man in a pipe... that’s what WSSC’s IT interns have been clicking away at this summer. While other companies’ interns may have been filing, copying and doing other...
  • | Media Advisory
    Laurel, Md. – August 9, 2017 – Think Pac-Man in a pipe... that’s what WSSC’s IT interns have been clicking away at this summer. While other companies’ interns may have been filing, copying and doing other...
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    LAUREL, Md. – August 1, 2017: WSSC commissioners will convene their second special meeting on Thursday, August 3, at WSSC’s Laurel headquarters, starting at 10 a.m., to continue WSSC’s process of establishing...
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    Laurel – July 31, 2017: WSSC crews quickly responded to two sewage overflows at the Western Branch Wastewater Treatment Plant located at 6600 Crain Highway in Upper Marlboro on Saturday, July 29. The first...
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    Laurel – July 29, 2017 – WSSC crews responded to a sanitary sewer overflow today at the Broad Creek Wastewater Pumping Station at 10315 Livingston Road, Ft Washington, Md. 20744. The overflow began this...
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    LAUREL, Md. – July 27, 2017: WSSC commissioners will convene their second special meeting on Thursday, August 3, at WSSC’s Laurel headquarters starting at 10 a.m. to continue the process of establishing...
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    UPDATE 7/25/2017 4:35 PM: Repairs to water main on Osborne Rd. in Upper Marlboro are complete and water has been restored. Osborne Rd. between Carroll Way & Brentwood Drive will remain closed until late...
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    ATTN Customers: From Friday July 21, 2017, at 9:00 pm to Saturday July 22, 2017, at 8 am, you may experience intermittent connectivity with our Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) phone bill payment...
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    Laurel, Md. – July 19, 2017 – WSSC commissioners today approved two construction contracts totaling $7 million to improve drinking water infrastructure in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. These...
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    Laurel, Md. – July 18, 2017 – WSSC’s proposed $3.5 billion Capital Improvements Program (CIP) and construction contracts totaling $7 million to improve aging infrastructure are two key agenda items for...
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    We are experiencing technical difficulties with our online bill payment system. However, customers may pay their bills via the Interactive Voice Response System at 301-206-4001. Thank you for your patience...
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    Laurel – July 11, 2017 – WSSC is moving forward with Plan “D “ this morning-- painting a large D in the Damascus High School colors on the WSSC water tank overlooking the school. WSSC contractors finished...
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    LAUREL, Md. – July 7, 2017:  After getting stung by Georgia Tech over the use of Damascus High School’s swarmin’ hornet mascot on a local water storage tank, community leaders have asked WSSC to go to...
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    LAUREL, Md. – June 29, 2017: WSSC’s Commissioners are convening a special meeting on Friday, June 30, at WSSC’s Laurel headquarters starting at 10 a.m. to thoroughly review the many considerations involved...
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    Laurel, MD – June 21, 2017: WSSC’s Commissioners approved three contracts today that will ensure WSSC continues to meet the increased demand for water and sewer service throughout our service area. The...
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    Laurel – June 21, 2017: – Thomasina Rogers is the new chair of WSSC’s Board of Commissioners. Rogers, a commissioner representing Prince George’s County since June 2016, was elected to the position during...