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The Relocations Section oversees construction activities within a WSSC Water easement or that affects WSSC Water's water or sewer mains.

The Relocations Section is primarily responsible for engineering and managing any construction activity that affects WSSC Water's water or sewer mains. Projects are reviewed in ePlan, with the review time based on a project’s complexity. For example, a basic project should take seven calendar days; medium, 14 calendar days; complex, 21 calendar days; or special, 28 calendar days.

All applicants must use the Intake Form to initiate a project review.

The tasks listed below are also the responsibility of the Relocations Section:

  • Review and manage complex state, county, and municipal road improvement projects; evaluate and administer WSSC Water requirements for land improvements within any WSSC Water right of way
  • Review, evaluate, and administer WSSC Water requirements for land improvements within any WSSC Water right of way
  • Review and manage all road resurfacing and minor road improvement projects
  • Prepare, review, and approve contract documents and relocation drawings for relocation of major water and sewer main projects
  • Manage architectural and engineering contracts for water and sewer pipeline relocations contract drawings, as a result of state, county, and Engineering Support Program projects
  • Administer agreements with state, regional, county, and municipal entities for the installation and relocation of water and sewer pipelines made necessary by their activities
  • Evaluate Easement Encroachment requests submitted by private property owners or homeowners for proposed projects that could impact the WSSC Water's Easement. In some circumstances, permanent structures may be allowed upon review and impact assessment, provided the property owner agrees to a Hold Harmless Agreement.
  • Prepare special provisions and bid documents in conformance with WSSC Water standards and contractual agreements for WSSC Water relocation work included in state, county and municipal road projects;
  • Review and evaluate projects for design adequacy, constructability, maintainability, cost effectiveness and environmental impact;
  • Review and evaluate proposed street abandonment when existing WSSC Water facilities are affected
  • Participate with the General Counsel Office in disposing of surplus real estate
  • Attend public hearings or special meetings with federal, state and local government agencies and the public.

Need more information:

Contact our Relocations Section

Fees & Forms

Last Modified: August 23, 2021, 11:34 am EDT