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  • | Alert
    Due to inclement weather during the overnight hours, WSSC will have modified liberal leave for employees, Friday, January 18, 2019 until 11:00am. This means WSSC is open for business as scheduled. All...
  • | News Release
    Laurel, MD - January 17, 2019: WSSC is making emergency repairs to a 24-inch water main at 6830 Third Street, Greenbelt. Customers in this area will lose water service while the water main is fixed. Repairs...
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    Laurel, Md. – January 15, 2019 – WSSC Commissioners are scheduled to hold their first monthly meeting of 2019 this Wednesday, January 16. The meeting, which starts at 10 a.m., is open to the public and...
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    Laurel, MD - January 14, 2019: WSSC is making emergency repairs to a 16-inch water main at 3006 Danville Road, Accokeek. Affected streets include: Wheel Wright Pl.                                       ...
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    Laurel, MD - January 14, 2019: WSSC is making emergency repairs to a 6-inch water main at 3801 Wendy Lane, Wheaton. Customers in this area will lose water service while the water main is fixed. Repairs...
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    Laurel, MD - January 13, 2019: WSSC is making emergency repairs to a 12-inch water main at 12401 St. James Road, Rockville. Customers in this area will lose water service while the water main is fixed....
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    Due to inclement weather today and continuing this afternoon/evening (1/13/19), WSSC will have modified liberal leave for employees tomorrow, Monday, January 14, 2019. This means WSSC is open for business...
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    Crews Work 24/7 – Ready to Respond in Snow Laurel, Md. – January 11, 2019 – With dropping temps and snow in the forecast this weekend, WSSC crews are ready with pipes, trucks, tools and leak detection...
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    Laurel, Md. – January 10, 2019 – In an effort to assist federal workers struggling to make ends meet as the government shutdown hits 19 days, WSSC today announced it will suspend all water service shutoffs...
  • | News Release
    Laurel, MD - January 8, 2019: WSSC's One Source application is presently unavailable at this time. We are working to fix access issues as soon as possible. We appreciate your patience and thank you for...
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    Laurel, MD - January 7, 2019: WSSC is making emergency repairs to an 2-inch water main at 4757 Chevy Chase Dr., Chevy Chase. Customers in this area will lose water service while the water main is fixed....
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    Laurel, MD — January 4, 2019:  Customers may experience intermittent outages of the services listed below on Saturday, January 5, 2019 between 6 am to 6 pm.  ePermitting One Source Project Dox We apologize...
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    Laurel, MD - January 2, 2019: WSSC is making emergency repairs to an 8-inch water main at 6819 2nd St., Riverdale. Customers in this area will lose water service while the water main is fixed. Repairs...
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    Laurel, Md. – December 29, 2018 – WSSC crews quickly responded to and repaired an equipment malfunction that lead to a sanitary sewer overflow at the Fort Washington Estates Wastewater Pumping Station...
  • | News Release
    Laurel, MD - December 27, 2018: WSSC Customer Service Center and One-Stop Shop will be open from 7:30 am to 4 pm on Friday, December 28, 2018, and Monday, December 31, 2018. Customers may make payments...
  • | News Release
    Laurel, MD - December 20, 2018: WSSC's Customer Service Center and One-Stop Shop will be open from 7:30 am to 4 pm on Friday, December 21, 2018, and Monday, December 24, 2018. Customers may make payments...
  • | News Release
    Laurel, Md. – December 18, 2018: WSSC Commissioners are scheduled to vote on a two-year, $2 million contract to upgrade the Potomac Water Filtration Plant. The vote is scheduled to take place on Wednesday,...
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    Drinking Water System Not Affected Laurel, Md. – December 18, 2018 – The Sanitary Sewer Overflow that began Saturday, December 15, at 7:07 p.m., near WSSC’s Piscataway Water Resource Recovery Facility...
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    Drinking Water System NOT Impacted Laurel, Md. – December 17, 2018 – WSSC experienced three wastewater spills totaling approximately 165,000 gallons at its Western Branch Water Resource Recovery Facility...
  • | News Release
    Drinking Water System NOT Impacted   Laurel, Md. – December 17, 2018 – WSSC experienced three wastewater spills totaling approximately 165,000 gallons at its Western Branch Water Resource Recovery Facility...
  • | News Release
    Laurel, Md. – December 16, 2018 - Heavy rainfall this weekend caused two Sanitary Sewer Overflows (SSO) in Prince George’s County, one at WSSC’s Broad Creek Wastewater Pumping Station located on Livingston...
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    Laurel, MD — December 14, 2018: On Saturday, December 15, 2018 from 8 am to 12 pm,  WSSC's One-Source will be unavailable due to maintenance.  We apologize for any inconvenience and ask that you access...
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    Laurel, MD - December 13, 2018: WSSC is making emergency repairs to a water main at 7702 Milligan Lane in Clinton. Customers in this area will lose water service while the water main is fixed. Repairs...
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    Laurel, MD - December 12, 2018: WSSC is making emergency repairs to a water meter at 1521 Kanawha Street in Langley Park. Customers in this area will lose water service while the meter is fixed. Repairs...
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    Laurel, MD - December 11, 2018: WSSC is making emergency repairs to a water main at 8333 Woodyard Rd. in Upper Marlboro. Customers in this area will lose water service while the water main is fixed. Repairs...
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    WSSC is making emergency repairs to a water main in the 900 blk of Princeton Pl in Rockville. Customers in this area will lose water service while the pipe is fixed. Repairs will be made as quickly as...
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    WSSC is making emergency repairs to a water main along Virginia Avenue (2100-2400 block) in the greater Landover area of Prince George’s County. Customers in this area (including on Forest Terrace) may...
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    WSSC is making emergency repairs to a 12-inch water main at 11732 Annapolis Rd in Glenn Dale. Customers may experience low water pressure or loss of water during repairs. Repairs will take several hours...
  • | News Release
    Laurel, Md. – December 5, 2018 – WSSC is making steady progress getting access to the broken 18-inch pressurized sewer main located in a heavily wooded area near 8500 Race Track Road in the Bowie area...
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    Laurel, MD - December 5, 2018: WSSC is making emergency repairs to a 8-inch water main at 7903 Den Meade Ave in Fort Washington.  Customers may experience low water pressure or loss of water during repairs. Repairs...
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    Laurel, MD - December 4, 2018: WSSC will be performing electrical work and IT maintenance from Friday, December 7, 9:00 pm through Sunday, December 9, 5:00 pm. During this time, customers will be able...
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    Laurel, Md. – December 4, 2018 – WSSC is responding to an ongoing Sanitary Sewer Overflow (SSO) near the Horsepen Wastewater Pumping Station located at 8500 Race Track Road in the Bowie area of Prince...
  • | News Release
    Laurel, Md. – December 4, 2018 – Continuing a commitment to transparency and public outreach, WSSC is hosting their final #InYourNeighborhood open house meeting of the year on Thursday, December 6, 2018,...
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    Laurel, MD - December 2, 2018: WSSC will be making emergency repairs to a water main at Georgia Avenue and Connecticut Avenue in Silver Spring.  Customers may experience low water pressure or loss of water...
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    Laurel, MD - December 1, 2018: WSSC will be making emergency repairs to a 8-inch water main at 510 Gorman Avenue in Laurel.  Customers may experience low water pressure or loss of water during repairs. Repairs...
  • | News Release
    Laurel, MD — November 30, 2018: On Saturday, December 1, 2018 from 6 am to 3 pm,  WSSC's One-Source will be unavailable due to maintenance.  We apologize for any inconvenience and ask that you access it later...
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    Laurel, Md. – November 29, 2018: Standing at the intake of WSSC’s massive Potomac Water Filtration Plant, along the banks of the Potomac River -- the primary source of drinking water for 1.8 million customers...
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    Laurel, MD - November 29, 2018: WSSC will be making emergency repairs to a 10-inch water main at 11604 Mary Catherine Dr. near Piscataway Rd., in Clinton.  Crews will wait to shut down the water main until...
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    Laurel, MD - November 28, 2018: WSSC is making emergency repairs to an 8-inch water main at 309 N. Frederick RD (MD-355) in Gaithersburg. The middle turning lane and left lane going northbound are closed...
  • | Media Advisory
    Get a rare look at where the water enters the plant See pipe repair and leak detection demonstrations Laurel – November 27, 2018: It was nearly one year ago, but the record-setting cold last January is...
  • | News Release
    Laurel, Md. – November 27, 2018 – WSSC Commissioners are scheduled to vote on nearly $15 million in contracts to improve operations, services and water/wastewater infrastructure throughout Montgomery and...
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    Laurel, MD - November 26 2018: WSSC will be making emergency repairs to a 8-inch water main at 2005 Briggs Road in Silver Spring. As a result of the emergency repairs, residents in the area will experience...
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    Laurel, MD - November 23, 2018: WSSC will be making emergency repairs to a 10-inch water main at 11602 Kemp Mill Road in Silver Spring. As a result of the emergency repairs, residents in the area will...
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    Laurel, MD — November 23, 2018: On Saturday, November 24, 2018 from 6 am to 11 am,  WSSC One-Source will be unavailable due to maintenance.  We apologize for any inconvenience and ask that you access it later...
  • | News Release
    Our customer service call center staff will be available until 4:00 p.m. today, November 21, 2018, to answer account and/or billing questions.  We will resume operations on Monday, November 26, 2018, at...
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    Calling our Customer Service Dept.? We are experiencing longer than expected wait times. We apologize for the inconvenience. To pay your bill online, click here: my.wsscwater.com/selfcare/views…. Thank...
  • | News Release
    Laurel, MD - November 15, 2018: TONIGHT'S #InYourNeighborhood Open House at Southern Regional Technology and Recreation Complex is POSTPONED. A new date and time is TBD. Details will be posted when available.
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    Because of the snow/sleet/freezing rain mix this morning, WSSC will have modified liberal leave for employees until 11 a.m. today, Thursday, November 15, 2018 This means WSSC is open for business as scheduled....
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    Public Hearing on Proposed 2019 Front Foot Benefit Rates and House Connection Charges Following Commission Meeting Laurel, Md. – November 14, 2018 – WSSC’s monthly Commission meeting originally scheduled...
  • | News Release
    Laurel, MD — November 9, 2018: On Friday, November 9, 2018 from approximately 9:00 pm to Saturday, November 10, 8:00 pm, customers may experience intermittent access to the following systems: ePermitting...