The near-constant rain that fell over the weekend across the D.C. region smashed an annual record, stranded drivers and caused sewer overflows.
A water main break has left residents without water and closed four eastbound lanes on University Boulevared at Carroll Avenue in Takoma Park, Maryland, on Saturday.
The color comes from manganese, a mineral occurring naturally in the Potomac River. Recent severe weather has required a temporary change in water-treatment procedures, utility officials explain.
A burst water pipe between Branch Avenue and Auth Road in Prince George’s County, Maryland, Tuesday morning continues to add to the area’s water woes following a blown fire hydrant that caused extensive damage to Allentown Road Monday afternoon.
Challenges faced by an area water system reflect issues that helped the nation’s aging infrastructure earn a failing grade from the American Society of Civil Engineers.
Repairing the WSSC sewage pipe that broke Thursday is far more complex than your average water main repair.
As of Friday morning, more than three million gallons of raw sewage had flowed from the site of the broken pipe, and that number will continue to grow, the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission said.
A Montgomery County quarry could provide a solution to a century-old infrastructure shortcoming that threatens the drinking water of the nation’s capital. In the fourth installment of WTOP’s Crumbling Capital series, Neal Augenstein examines one possible solution to the region’s water supply vulnerability.
As aging pipes are replaced, the chief engineer for WSSC warns that you should expect more water main breaks in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.
The D.C. area’s aging water pipes are not just getting replaced, they are getting upgraded to last longer.
In hot weather, it’s more important than ever to stay hydrated, and drinking water doesn’t have to be boring. There are ways to make it pop with a few easy steps.
A man was shot Sunday afternoon while trying to break into the home of a WSSC police officer, according to Prince George’s County police.
If your water is getting a little boring to you, there are ways to jazz it up while staying hydrated during the last day of this heat stretch.
Despite a decade of rate increases, water bills are not yet putting a major dent in the pocketbooks of many area residents.
It takes a crook less than five minutes to drive up to a water hydrant, attach a hose and steal water — a crime that puts lives at risk.
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