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  • | News Release
    Laurel, Md. – July 7, 2020 – WSSC Water crews quickly responded to three separate sewerage overflow incidences today caused by last night’s excessive rainfall - two Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSO) and an...
  • | Alert
    Laurel, MD - July 6, 2020: WSSC Water is upgrading our ePermitting application system from Monday, July 6, at Noon to Monday July 13, at 6:00 am, during this time the following systems may be unavailable....
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    Our Customer Service Center will close for the 4th of July holiday at 3:00 pm on Thursday, July 2, 2020 and will reopen on Monday, July 6, 2020 at 7:30 a.m. As always, payments can be made anytime online...
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    Laurel, MD - June 26, 2020: Due to system maintenance activities, the following systems may be unavailable: Saturday, June 27, from Noon through Sunday, June 28, at 7:00 pm LIMSWeb As always, we appreciate...
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    Laurel, MD - June 18, 2020: Due to system maintenance on Thursday, June 18, from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m, the following systems may be unavailable. One Source Supplier Portal As always, we appreciate your patience...
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    Laurel, Md. – June 17, 2020 – Howard Denis today was elected the new WSSC Water Commission Chair. Denis, a Commissioner representing Montgomery County since January 2016, was unanimously selected during...
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    Laurel, Md. – June 16, 2020 – WSSC Water Commissioners are scheduled to select a new chair and vice chair for Fiscal Year (FY) 2021 at their monthly meeting on Wednesday, June 17. The meeting, which starts...
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    Maryland’s Largest Water Utility Pours $3.2 Million into Affordability Programs to Help Pay Higher Water Bills Due to Covid-19 **Customer Alert: Got an Estimated Bill? Find Out What to Do** Laurel, Md....
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    Laurel, MD – May 28, 2020: WSSC Water is making emergency repairs to a 12-inch water main at 27800 Ridge Rd. in Damascus.  Customers in this area will lose water service while the water main is being fixed....
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    Laurel, MD – May 28, 2020: WSSC Water will be making emergency repairs to a 24-inch water main at 12301 Darnestown Rd. in Gaithersburg on Thursday, May 28 at 9:00 p.m.  Customers in this area will lose...
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    Water Pipes and Fixtures in Buildings Must be Thoroughly Flushed to Avoid Legionnaires’ and Other Illnesses Laurel, Md. – May 28, 2020 – Because COVID-19 stay-at-home orders have forced many commercial...
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    Laurel, MD - May 28, 2020: During the evolving coronavirus outbreak, WSSC Water remains committed to protecting public health and ensuring safe, clean water continues to flow to your homes. As a result,...
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    Laurel, MD - May 27, 2020: During the evolving coronavirus outbreak, WSSC Water remains committed to protecting public health and ensuring safe, clean water continues to flow to your homes. As a result,...
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    Laurel, MD - May 22, 2020: Due to system maintenance on Saturday, May 23, from 4 pm to 10 pm,  the following systems may be unavailable. Online Bill Pay Interactive Voice Response System (IVRS) customers...
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    Public Invited to View Livestream of Monthly Virtual Meeting Laurel, Md. – May 19, 2020 – WSSC Water Commissioners are scheduled to vote on $104 million in contracts to upgrade water infrastructure in...
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    Laurel, MD – May 19, 2020: WSSC Water is making emergency repairs to a fire hydrant at 8415 Flower Avenue in Takoma Park. Customers in this area will lose water service while the fire hydrant is fixed....
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    Laurel, MD – May 19, 2020: WSSC Water is making emergency repairs to a 10-inch water main at 4545 Wheeler Road in Oxon Hill, impacting Vesta, Forest Hill, Chevet Manor, and HOC of Prince George's County...
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    Laurel, MD – May 18, 2020: WSSC Water is making emergency repairs to a 10-inch water main at 7015 Arlington Road in Bethesda. Customers in this area will lose water service while the water main is fixed....
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    Laurel, Md. – May 18, 2020 – WSSC Water crews quickly responded to and stopped a Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) in a heavily wooded area near 1903 Knoll Drive in Oxon Hill. The SSO was confirmed this morning...
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    Laurel, MD - May 14, 2020: Due to system maintenance on Thursday, May 14, from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m, the following systems may be unavailable. One Source Supplier Portal As always, we appreciate your patience...
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    Laurel, MD - May 13, 2020: During the evolving coronavirus outbreak, WSSC Water remains committed to protecting public health and ensuring safe, clean water continues to flow to your homes. As a result,...
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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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    Utility Cuts More Than $131 Million to Offset Revenue Losses Due to Covid-19 Laurel, Md. – May 7, 2020 - The Montgomery and Prince George’s County Councils today met virtually to approve WSSC Water’s nearly...
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    Laurel, MD - May 6, 2020: Due to system maintenance on Thursday, May 7, at 9 p.m., and continue through Friday, May 8, at 1 a.m., the following systems may be unavailable. Online Bill Pay Interactive Voice...
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    Laurel, MD - May 1, 2020: Due to system maintenance on Saturday, May 2, at 4 p.m., and continue through Sunday, 3 a.m., May 3, the following systems may be unavailable. Online Bill Pay Interactive Voice...
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    Laurel, MD - April 24, 2020: Due to system maintenance, the following applications may be unavailable on Friday evening, April 24, 2020, from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm. Supplier Portal OTL We appreciate your...
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    Laurel, Md. – April 22, 2020 – On April 15, WSSC Water Commissioners approved Phase Two funding to continue design and construction of the Piscataway Bioenergy Project. Located at the Piscataway Water...
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    Public Invited to View Livestream of Monthly Meeting Laurel, Md. – April 13, 2020 – WSSC Water Commissioners are scheduled to hold their monthly meeting on Wednesday, April 15. The meeting, which starts...
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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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    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...