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    Laurel, MD - April 3, 2020: Due to system maintenance this weekend, the following applications may be unavailable on Saturday, April 4, 2020, from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm. Supplier Portal OTL We appreciate...
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    In an effort to protect public health during the evolving coronavirus outbreak and to ensure safe, clean water continues to flow to customers’ homes, WSSC Water will suspend all water service shutoffs...
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    Laurel, MD - March 30, 2020: WSSC Water will be repairing a twelve-inch leaking water main located at 17011 Village Dr West, Upper Marlboro. The work will begin on Tuesday, March 31, 2020 at 9:00 AM through...
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    Laurel, MD - March 20, 2020: WSSC Water will be performing system maintenance starting Friday, March 20, at 11:00 pm to Sunday, March 22, at 12:00 am. During this outage, the following system will be unavailable...
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    Laurel, MD – March 17, 2020: WSSC Water is making emergency repairs to a water main in West Hyattsville impacting Queens Park Plaza and Avondale Overlook Apartments. Customers in this area will lose water...
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    Laurel, MD – March 16, 2020: WSSC Water is making emergency repairs to a 12-inch water main at 8503 Flower Avenue, Takoma Park, impacting Gilbert Highlands Apartment Complex and Crossroads at Flowers (both...
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    All WSSC Water Public Meetings Postponed for 30 Days Laurel, Md. – March 13, 2020 – In an effort to protect the public from the spread of the coronavirus, WSSC Water’s monthly Commission meeting, scheduled...
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    Laurel, MD - March 13, 2020: Due to system maintenance on Saturday, March 14, 2020, from 4:00 pm to Sunday, March 15, 2020, at 6:00 am, the following systems may be intermittently unavailable. Online Bill...
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    Laurel, Md. – March 12, 2020 – In an effort to protect public health during the evolving coronavirus outbreak and to ensure safe, clean water continues to flow to customers’ homes, WSSC Water today announced...
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    Laurel, MD - March 12, 2020: WSSC Water will be performing system maintenance this evening, Thursday, March 12 from 9:00 pm to 9:30 pm. During this outage, the following systems will be unavailable to...
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    Laurel, MD - March 11, 2020: WSSC Water will be performing system maintenance this evening, Wednesday, March 11 from 7:00 pm to 10 pm. During this outage, the following systems will be unavailable to customers:...
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    Laurel, MD – March 10, 2020: WSSC Water is making emergency repairs to a valve on an 8-inch water main at 1900 Altamont Place, District Heights. Customers in this area will lose water service while crews...
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    Advanced Analytical Method Used to Test for 18 Different PFAS Compounds Laurel, Md. – March 10, 2020 - WSSC Water today announced water quality test results for the presence of Per- and Polyfluoroalkyl...
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    Laurel, MD - March 6, 2020: WSSC Water will be performing system maintenance starting Saturday, March 7th at 4:00 pm to Sunday, March 8th at 3:00 am. During this outage, the following systems will be unavailable...
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    Upgrade Significantly Reduces Nutrients Entering Bay Laurel, Md. – March 4, 2020 – The Maryland Board of Public Works (BPW) today approved a $5.595 million Bay Restoration Fund Grant to help fund WSSC...
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    Reminder: Drinking Water System Not Impacted Laurel, Md. – February 28, 2020 (4:45 p.m. Update) – WSSC Water crews worked around the clock to stop a Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) in a wooded area near...
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    Drinking Water System Not Impacted   Laurel, Md. – February 28, 2020 – WSSC Water crews worked throughout the night to gain access to an ongoing Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) in a wooded area near 11604...
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    Laurel, MD - February 27, 2020:  A contractor working in the Montgomery Village area damaged a pipe on private property. In order to make repairs, WSSC Water had to perform an emergency shutdown to a 24-inch...
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    Laurel, MD - February 20, 2020: Water repair work in Hyattsville could impact a number of customers, including residents of the Queens Park Plaza Apartments and Avondale Overlook Apartments. The work will...
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    Laurel, Md. – February 19, 2020 – A new report released today concludes that there are negligible health impacts of non-ionizing radio frequency (RF) used by advanced metering infrastructure (AMI) technology,...
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    Commissioners to Hear Expert Testimony on Potential Impacts on Human Health of Advanced Metering Infrastructure from UCLA Professor of Epidemiology Laurel, Md. – February 17, 2020 – WSSC Water Commissioners...
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    Laurel, MD - January 31, 2020: WSSC Water is making emergency repairs to a 12-inch water main on University Blvd (819 E University Blvd), near the intersection of Piney Branch Rd. in the Takoma Park/Silver...
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    Laurel, MD - January 31, 2020: Due to system maintenance this weekend, there will be two separate maintenance events, please be aware of what applications may be unavailable during each time frame. The...
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    Laurel, MD – January 25, 2020: WSSC Water is making emergency repairs to a 10-inch water main at 2302 Tucker Road, Fort Washington. Customers in this area will lose water service while the water main is...
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    WSSC Water Encourages Continued Federal and State Action to Protect Drinking Water Supplies Laurel, Md. – January 24, 2020 – Continuing its mission to protect public health and safety by delivering safe,...
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    Meeting Live Streamed on Facebook Laurel, Md. – January 24, 2020 – WSSC Water will host two public hearings for interested customers and stakeholders to provide feedback on its Preliminary Proposed Fiscal...
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    Laurel, MD - January 23, 2020: Water repair work in Hyattsville could impact a number of customers, including residents of the Queens Park Plaza Apartments and Avondale Overlook Apartments. The work will...
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    Laurel, MD – January 23, 2020: WSSC Water is making emergency repairs to a 12-inch water main at 8825 Centerway Rd, Gaithersburg. Customers in this area will lose water service while the water main is...
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    Laurel, MD – January 23, 2020: WSSC Water is making emergency repairs to a 24-inch water main at 6821-41 Riverdale Rd, Riverdale, impacting Auburn Manor Apartments. Customers in this area will lose water...
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    Laurel, MD - January 22, 2020: WSSC Water will be replacing a large water main at the intersection of D’Arcy Rd. and Ritchie Rd.  The work will take place starting Wednesday, January 22, 2020 - 8:00 pm...
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    Laurel, MD – January 16, 2020: WSSC Water is making emergency repairs to a valve on N. Park Avenue, Friendship Heights. Customers in this area will lose water service at approximately 8:00 pm this evening...
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    Laurel, Md. – January 14, 2020 – WSSC Water Commissioners are scheduled to host their monthly meeting on Wednesday, January 15, at WSSC Water Headquarters in Laurel. The meeting, which starts at 10 a.m.,...
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    Laurel, MD – January 10, 2020: WSSC Water is making emergency repairs to a 10-inch water main at 1000 Tucker Lane, Ashton. Customers in this area will lose water service while the water main is fixed....
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    Laurel, MD - January 10, 2020: Due to system maintenance this weekend, the following applications may be unavailable on Friday, January 10, 2020, from 8:00 pm to 11:59 pm. Supplier Portal OTL We appreciate...
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    Due to inclement weather, WSSC Water will have modified liberal leave for employees on Wednesday, January 8, 2020 until 11:00 a.m. This means WSSC Water is open for business as scheduled. All employees...
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    Due to inclement weather expected in the area this afternoon, WSSC Water will have modified liberal leave for employees on Tuesday, January 7, 2020 beginning at 12:00pm and continuing through the end of...
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    Laurel, MD – December 31, 2019: WSSC Water is making emergency repairs to a 12-inch water main at 17011 Village Drive West, Upper Marlboro. Customers in this area will lose water service while the water...
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    Our customer service call center will close for the New Year's holiday at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, December 31, 2019 and will reopen on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at 7:30 a.m. As always, payments can be made...
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    Laurel, MD – December 26, 2019: WSSC Water is making emergency repairs to a water main at 1300 block of Iverson Street, Oxon Hill, impacting the Southview Apartments. Customers in this area will lose water...
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    Our customer service call center will close for the Christmas holiday at 4:00 pm on Tuesday, December 24, 2019 and will reopen on Thursday, December 26, 2019 at 7:30 a.m. As always, payments can be made...
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    Laurel, MD – December 20, 2019: Due to system maintenance this weekend, the following applications may be unavailable. Unavailable on Saturday, December 21, 2019, at 4:00 pm to Sunday,December 22, 2019...
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    Laurel, Md. – December 18, 2019 – Keith E. Bell today participates in his first WSSC Water Commission meeting as the newest member of the water utility’s Board of Commissioners. The Prince George’s County...
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    Commissioners also Receive Detailed Briefing on Climate Change Vulnerability Assessment Laurel, Md. – December 17, 2019 – WSSC Water Commissioners are scheduled to review and vote on transmitting the Fiscal...
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    Sale of First-Ever Green Bonds Underscores Environmental Mission Laurel, Md. – December 17, 2019 – Once again, WSSC Water earned AAA bond ratings from all three financial rating agencies: Fitch Ratings,...
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    Due to inclement weather, WSSC will now have modified liberal leave for employees all day on Monday, December 16, 2019. This means WSSC is open for business as scheduled. All employees are expected to...
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    Laurel, MD – December 11, 2019: WSSC is making emergency repairs to a 10-inch water main at 14313 Brandywine Heights Rd, Brandywine. Customers in this area will lose water service while the water main is...
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    Laurel, MD - December 11, 2019:  WSSC Water is experiencing intermittent phone issues. We apologize for this inconvenience and are working as quickly as possible to fix it. Customers may experience a fast...
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    Laurel, MD - December 8, 2019: WSSC Water will be performing system maintenance starting Saturday, December 7th at 9:00 am to Monday, December 9th at 12:00 am. During this outage, the following systems...
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    Laurel, MD - December 5, 2019: WSSC Water will be performing system updates this evening, Thursday, December 5, 2019 from 8:30 pm to 11:30pm.  One Source/Supplier Portal will be unavailable during this...
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    Laurel, MD - December 3, 2019: WSSC Water will be performing system updates this evening, Tuesday, December 3, 2019, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm. The following system will not be available during this time....