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Laurel, Md. – August 24, 2021 – WSSC Water is hosting two virtual hearings to provide customers and interested stakeholders an opportunity to learn about the agency’s proposed six-year (Fiscal Years 2023-2028) Capital Improvements Program (CIP). The public is invited to watch the livestream directly from the WSSC Water website and call in to provide comments.

The proposed $4.25 billion program will allow WSSC Water to continue protecting public health by upgrading aging pipes, plants and pumps across both counties to ensure safe, clean drinking water continues to flow to homes and businesses. Investments in water infrastructure also help create jobs and foster economic growth throughout Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.

Highlights in the proposed CIP include:

  • Water Main System Reconstruction Programs - $1.3 billion
  • Sewer Main System Reconstruction Programs - $596 million
  • Piscataway Bioenergy Project - $113 million
  • Potomac Water Filtration Plant Upgrades - $248 million
  • Piscataway Water Resource Recovery Facility Upgrades - $46 million
  • Water Storage Facility Rehabilitation - $36 million

Public Viewing / Participation Details

Wednesday, September 1, 2021 - 7:30 p.m.
Watch: Virtual meeting will be broadcast for public viewing
Call-in #: 1-240-800-7929, Conference ID: 770 736 413#

Thursday, September 2, 2021 - 7:30 p.m.
Watch: Virtual meeting will be broadcast for public viewing
Call-in #: 1-240-800-7929, Conference ID: 814 130 849#

Please note the following:

  • The virtual meeting link is not active until the meeting starts.
  • If stakeholders only want to watch the meeting, the call-in number is not needed.
  • The public comment period will start after opening remarks by Commissioners and a brief presentation on the CIP.
  • Those wishing to speak should call in and will be admitted from the “lobby” when public comments start.
  • When calling in to speak, please turn down your computer’s sound to avoid audio issues.
  • Members of the public will have three minutes to speak.

Those unable to call in, who would like to provide comments, should submit them in writing by September 13, 2021, to WSSC Water’s Budget Division at 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel, MD 20707 or by email to budgetgroup@wsscwater.com. A copy of the proposed FY 2023-2028 CIP can be found by visiting wsscwater.com/fin.



WSSC Water is the proud provider of safe, seamless and satisfying water services, making the essential possible every day for our neighbors in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. We work to deliver our best because it’s what our customers expect and deserve.