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Area water, sewage systems to receive upgrades

Maryland's Board of Public Works approved more than $65 million for improvements to the state's water and sewage systems. The counties that will receive funding include Prince George's, Calvert, Frederick, St. Mary's, Wicomico, Allegany, Baltimore and Montgomery.

Sunday - 07/28/2013, 07:28am EDT

Tags: National Park Service, Maryland Board of Public Works, Chesapeake Bay, Sewage, sewage systems, runoff, thomas warren, Chesapeake Beach Wastewater Treatment Plant, Poolesville, Potomac Vista

Practice water safety and swim safe this summer

In the heat of summer, there are few thing better than jumping into refreshing water at a pool or beach. But with the joy comes lurking dangers for children and inexperienced swimmers.

Monday - 05/27/2013, 05:09am EDT

Tags: paula wolfson, Red Cross, swimming, safety, water safety

Six easy ways to conserve water on World Water Day

Here a look at what steps you can take to conserve water and promote quality in honor of World Water Day on Friday.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 11:57am EDT

Tags: water pipes, Environmental Protection Agency, conservation, Joan Michelson


Discolored water advisory for Prince George's County

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) says that customers in the Laurel and Beltsville areas of Prince George's County could be experiencing discolored water.

Sunday - 02/10/2013, 01:47am EST

Tags: discolored water, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, Prince Georges County, wssc

U.Va. to debut water purification tablet

Friday - 02/08/2013, 04:10am EST

Tags: University of Virginia

Largo water outage to last into Thursday afternoon

A water break in Largo, Md. has knocked out water to hundreds and repairs could take until the afternoon.

Thursday - 09/20/2012, 06:00am EDT

Tags: wssc, largo

Anne Arundel residents can fill water bottles

Anne Arundel County residents who can't get water from their wells because of power outages can fill water bottles at the Broadcreek Water Treatment plant.

Saturday - 06/30/2012, 07:03pm EDT

Tags: Anne Arundel County,

Drink up: Hydrated students score better

A new study shows teachers may be hurting students chances at higher test scores by banning water bottles in the classroom.

Wednesday - 05/16/2012, 03:30pm EDT

Tags: University of East London, students, test-taking, testing

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