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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: Sen. Ben Cardin, megan cloherty, wssc

Another water-main break in Prince George's County

A 24-inch main broke around 6 a.m. Saturday along Branchville Road, near Greenbelt Road in College Park.

Sunday - 07/21/2013, 04:48am EDT

Tags: Prince Georges County, Beltway Plaza Mall

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: wssc,

Water main break may disrupt flow in NW D.C.

A water main break that occurred overnight Tuesday may affect some customers in Northwest D.C.

Wednesday - 05/15/2013, 07:57am EDT

Tags: DC Water,

Water main break causes flooding, road closures in D.C.

A water main break has closed some roads in the District.

Sunday - 05/12/2013, 11:42am EDT

Tags: water mains, Rhode Island Ave

Officials: Chevy Chase water main break could happen again

An early warning system designed spot water line breaks before they rupture isn't a fail safe for all pipes. And as many as 800 sections of pipe across two area counties aren't covered by the detection system.

Wednesday - 04/10/2013, 08:02pm EDT

Tags: wssc, infrastructure, Chevy Chase, Md., john aaron, Roger Berliner

Possible warning signs before big water main break

There may have been some warning signs before a 5-foot water main burst in Chevy Chase this week.

Friday - 03/22/2013, 03:58pm EDT

Tags: wssc, Chevy Chase, Md.


WSSC had no warning before water main break

It may take months before Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission knows why a 60-inch water main burst. What it does know is the sensor that was supposed to alert the utility didn't.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 06:00pm EDT

Tags: Nick Iannelli, Chevy Chase, wssc


Answer Desk: What happens to water restriction violators?

Water restrictions remain in effect for 1.8 million Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission customers. But what happens to violators? The WTOP Answer Desk set out to find out.

Wednesday - 03/20/2013, 02:16pm EDT

Tags: wssc, infrastructure, water conservation

Water main closes 2 lanes of Wisconsin Ave. in Chevy Chase

A broken water main shut down two southbound lanes of Wisconsin Avenue Thursday morning.

Thursday - 01/03/2013, 07:35am EST

Tags: wssc

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