There was paws for concern Tuesday when a Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission crew heard tiny cries coming from one of its utility trucks. Four newborn kittens had to be rescued. See photos.
After WSSC wrote a cease-and-desist letter to the state of Maryland last month, the 66-inch pipe known as the Adelphi Water Main will be protected from any potential harm caused by Purple Line construction.
The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission said it has repeatedly told the Maryland Transit Administration that its construction of the Glenridge Rail Storage Yard in Hyattsville, Maryland, threatens a 66-inch water pipe and the state must relocate the pipe around the rail yard.
The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission Tuesday morning lifted the boil water advisory in southern Prince George’s County. Here’s what you now need to do.
The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission is conducting water main maintenance Thursday, and some Montgomery County customers could see discolored water.
When a woman claiming to be from the water company showed up at the door, things didn’t seem right. See what the homeowner noticed — and what the water company says you should look out for.
The near-constant rain that fell over the weekend across the D.C. region smashed an annual record, stranded drivers and caused sewer overflows.
Around 200 people were without water Saturday after a water main break forced a temporary water shutoff near College Gardens Elementary School in Rockville, Maryland. Water service has since been restored.
A water main break in Silver Spring, Maryland was still being repaired on Monday morning, likely leading to traffic delays for morning commute along George and Connecticut avenues in the affected area.
It’s the time of year when pipes and water main breaks start to spike, with water utilities averaging over a thousand repair calls every winter when temperatures plummet through February.
When water temperatures drop in the Potomac River, WSSC officials say they also see a spike in water main breaks. It’s “one of our key indicators,” said Carla Reid, general manager and CEO of WSSC.
Last winter was a big one for water main breaks, the WSSC said Thursday. Officials explained how they’re getting ready for this winter; workers detailed what it takes to fix one and how you can help.
Utility crews have been working to resolve a handful of complaints about brown drinking water in the Rockville-Aspen Hill area.
WSSC estimates that 983,000 gallons spilled into Broad Creek in Fort Washington, Maryland, from Saturday night into early Sunday morning.
Around 400 residents in Prince George’s County, Maryland, have gone four days without hot water or central home heating after a water main break caused a gas outage Thursday night.
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