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Montgomery Co. rate-payers sound off about WSSC's proposed fee increase

Customers of one of the largest water utilities in the region are scratching their heads over how they could be paying more for using less.

Thursday - 08/07/2014, 06:58am EDT

Tags: wssc, Kate Ryan, Montgomery County

Repeat of Toledo water crisis not likely in D.C. area

The tap water coming from the faucets looked about like wheatgrass juice -- undrinkable.

Tuesday - 08/05/2014, 04:48am EDT

Tags: toledo, andrew mollenbeck

Type of drowning kills hours after submersion

What many parents may not realize is there is a form of drowning that's deceptive and kills over time.

Wednesday - 06/18/2014, 06:06am EDT

Tags: Paula Wolfson, drowning, health, swimming, children, parenting

Foul odor nauseates Manassas residents

In recent weeks, some neighbors in the City of Manassas have been dealing with a nauseating situation. A foul odor has been coming up through the manhole covers in their community and even into their homes.

Monday - 06/09/2014, 04:31pm EDT

Tags: Manassas,

Drinking water? You might still be dehydrated

Staying hydrated is important, especially during the heat of summer. But even if you drink a lot of water, other factors might be working against you.

Tuesday - 05/27/2014, 08:31am EDT

Tags: michelle basch, hydration, dehydration

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

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