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The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission expects to be very busy over the next six years. The WSSC which serves Montgomery and Prince George's Counties, has unveiled its capital improvement plans for the next six years.
The utility says the overflow is not affecting the drinking water supply.
The phone has been ringing off the hook at the water company.
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.
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.
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.
Only Detroit has more miles of a problematic concrete water pipes than the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.
More than 1.5 million gallons of sewage has spilled into a tributary of the Patuxent River since a sewer pipe ruptured Tuesday in Olney, Md.
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