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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.
A 24-inch main broke around 6 a.m. Saturday along Branchville Road, near Greenbelt Road in College Park.
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.
A water main break that occurred overnight Tuesday may affect some customers in Northwest D.C.
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A water main break has closed some roads in the District.
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.
There may have been some warning signs before a 5-foot water main burst in Chevy Chase this week.
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.
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.
A broken water main shut down two southbound lanes of Wisconsin Avenue Thursday morning.
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