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Billing cycles, meter-reading problems may be behind WSSC's high water bills

And the WSSC's director of communications says they could be coming down for summer.

Tuesday - 06/17/2014, 07:59am EDT

Tags: water bill, Montgomery County, wssc, Kate Ryan, Prince Georges County

Laurel dam opened ahead of expected rainfall

WSSC says it began releasing water from the T. Howard Duckett Dam along the Patuxent River on Tuesday as a precaution to protect the structure as the rain begins Thursday night.

Thursday - 05/15/2014, 04:45pm EDT

Tags: wssc, Duckett Dam, rain, weather

Bi-county tunnel takes shape deep below Beltway

More than 90 feet below ground, an 8-foot-high tunnel is being constructed out steel and concrete to ship millions of gallons of clean drinking water to Prince George's County.

Wednesday - 05/14/2014, 06:28pm EDT

Tags: wssc, Kensington, Md., drinking water, john aaron

Committee sets recommendations for WSSC

A Montgomery County committee formed after concerns about safety threats posed by water main failures has come up with a set of recommendations for the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.

Thursday - 03/27/2014, 02:34pm EDT

Tags: wssc, water main, Kate Ryan

Water mains, school buses on Montgomery County Council's plate

The Montgomery County Council is looking at ways to head off burst water mains and enforce school-bus traffic laws.

Tuesday - 03/25/2014, 04:48am EDT

Tags: Kate Ryan, wssc, school buses, Montgomery County Council

High water bill? WSSC says blame snow days

The phone has been ringing off the hook at the water company.

Thursday - 03/13/2014, 07:52am EDT

Tags: water bill, wssc, Montgomery County, Prince Georges County, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Lyn Riggins, Roger Berliner

Local water mains go bust

Some people feel weather changes in their bones. Utilities feel them in their water mains. And this week's cold snap has caused dozens of ailing pipes to give out.

Tuesday - 01/07/2014, 09:15pm EST

Tags: weather, wssc, water main, freeze, andrew mollenbeck

Sewer main breaks, wastewater flows into Md. creek

Officials say 200,000 gallons of wastewater have flowed into the Reddy Branch Creek in Brookville after a sewer main broke.

Wednesday - 10/30/2013, 05:39pm EDT

Tags: sewer main break, Reddy Creek, wssc

Demanding answers after crippling Md. water main break

After a massive water main break in Chevy Chase last March, the Montgomery County Council is demanding answers from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission about what led to the break.

Tuesday - 09/10/2013, 12:38pm EDT

Tags: wssc

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