Laurel, Md. – August 31, 2023 – WSSC Water is hosting two in-person public hearings next week to provide customers and interested stakeholders an opportunity to learn about and comment on the proposed six-year (Fiscal Years 2025-2030) Capital Improvements Program (CIP).
The proposed $4.8 billion program focuses on upgrading and replacing WSSC Water’s aging critical infrastructure to enable the continued delivery of clean, safe and reliable drinking water and wastewater services to 1.9 million customers in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.
Highlights in the proposed six-year CIP include:
- Water Main Reconstruction Programs - $1.6 billion
- Sewer Main Reconstruction Programs - $700 million
- Potomac Water Filtration Plant Upgrades - $239.5 million
- Piscataway Bioenergy Project - $10.4 million
The hearing schedules and locations are as follows:
Prince George’s County
Wednesday, September 6, 2023, at 7 p.m.
Department of the Environment Building
Conference Room 140
1801 McCormick Drive
Largo, MD 20774
Register to comment
Can’t attend? Streaming available on Facebook Live
Thursday, September 7, 2023, at 7 p.m.
Stella B. Werner Office Building
(NOTE: LOCATION CHANGE)
3rd Floor Hearing Room
100 Maryland Avenue, Rockville, Maryland 20850
Register to comment
Can’t attend? Streaming available via County Cable Montgomery
Both public hearings will be livestreamed – Wednesday, September 6, on WSSC Water’s Facebook page & Thursday, September 7, on County Cable Montgomery.
Customers interested in speaking can sign up by filling out the form found at wsscwater.com/fin below the CIP section of the page. If you require any accommodations under Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act, please call 301-206-8100.
Those unable to attend who would like to provide comments should submit them in writing to WSSC Water’s Budget Division by emailing email@example.com or mailing them to Budget Division Manager, WSSC Water, 14501 Sweitzer Lane, Laurel, MD 20707 by September 18, 2023. A copy of the preliminary draft of the proposed FYs 2025-2030 CIP can be found at wsscwater.com/fin.