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Laurel, Md. – December 20, 2022 – WSSC Water Commissioners are holding their monthly meeting on Wednesday, December 21, beginning at 10 a.m. The virtual meeting is open to the public via livestream from WSSC Water’s website .

Commissioners are scheduled to vote on contracts totaling more than $22 million to upgrade aging water and sewer infrastructure throughout Montgomery and Prince George’s counties. The contracts include:

  • $15 million to replace large meters, valves (devices to turn off water), vaults (underground structures to protect large meters and valves) and associated work throughout Prince George’s and Montgomery counties.
  • $6 million to rehabilitate the Pointer Ridge two million-gallon elevated drinking water storage tank in Prince George’s County. 
  • $1.7 million to replace the sewer force main (sewer main under pressure) from the Pumpkin Hill pumping station along Beaver Creek Trail and South Laurel Drive to MD 197 (Laurel/Bowie Road) in Prince George’s County.

Commissioners are also scheduled to receive a briefing on updated Minority Business Enterprise Regulations resulting from the recently completed 2022 Disparity Study.

The meeting includes a call-in option to ensure interested stakeholders can provide input. Those wishing to speak should call in at the beginning of the comments section, which begins shortly after 10 a.m. Callers will be admitted from the “lobby” when public comments start.

Public Viewing / Participation Details
Watch: Virtual meeting broadcast link
Call-in number to provide comment: 240-800-7929
Conference ID: 613 554 719#

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 unnecessary.
  • Those wishing to speak should call at the beginning of the Comments section and be admitted from the “lobby” when public comments start.
  • When calling to speak, turn down your computer’s volume to avoid audio issues.
  • Members of the public will have three minutes to speak.

As part of WSSC Water’s commitment to public engagement and transparency, the live broadcast of this meeting allows viewers to observe agency business, including the review of contracts and policies and a monthly synopsis of WSSC Water’s operations. The complete agenda is on WSSC Water’s website.

Commissioners expect to hold the January 18, 2023, meeting in person at WSSC Water’s building at 14501 Sweitzer Lane in Laurel. Unless otherwise noted, all Commission meetings start at 10 a.m.

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.