Laurel, MD - March 8, 2021:  WSSC Water customers in parts of Silver Spring, Wheaton and White Oak (see shaded area on map below) may experience temporary discolored water as crews in the area prepare for a large water main shutdown. The work causing this temporary discoloration is expected to be finished in about two weeks, weather permitting. Customers will not lose water service while the work is performed and should not experience any change in water pressure.

Please keep in mind, discolored water is safe. We advise not doing laundry if you are experiencing discolored water. If the discoloration persists beyond March 22, please call us at 301-206-4002 or email us at Thank you for your patience while we work to improve our infrastructure.