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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, 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, 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,

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

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Md. senator: Invest in water systems like roads, bridges

On the heels of a major break that forced many living in southern Prince George's County to curtail their water usage at the height of the summer, help may be on the horizon.

Tuesday - 08/13/2013, 04:12pm EDT

Tags: water main break, Sen. Ben Cardin, Megan Cloherty,

Scam alert: Beware of WSSC impersonators

A scam alert is going out to Montgomery and Prince George's county residents after some area residents reported utility impersonators are trying to gain access to homes and businesses to gain information for identity theft or fraud.

Thursday - 07/25/2013, 10:15am EDT

Tags: Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, scams, identity theft

WSSC: Water restrictions end, normal service resumes

While water restrictions remain in southern Prince George's County, no customers are expected to be without water this week, according the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.

Friday - 07/19/2013, 08:13pm EDT

Tags: water outage, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Jim Neustadt, water mains, lacey mason

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12-inch water main breaks in Hyattsville

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says the break in the 12-inch main occurred after 1:30 a.m. Friday. The main dates back to 1949.

Friday - 07/19/2013, 09:22am EDT

Tags: water main break

Baker: WSSC needs to answer 'serious questions'

Now that a water crisis that would have left parts of southern Prince George's County without water for days has been averted, County Executive Rushern Baker says the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission needs to answer questions about its operations.

Thursday - 07/18/2013, 09:07pm EDT

Tags: Rushern Baker, Colleen Kelleher, water mains, infrastructure, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

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