Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

Water Main Break Fixed in BethesdaOfficials say a water main break at a busy intersection in Bethesda has been repaired.
Repair to Water Main Break in Bethesda Takes HoursA broken water main is creating one big mess in a residential area of Bethesda.
WSSC Overrun With Calls About Water Main BreaksThere have been more than 200 water main breaks in two suburban Washington, D.C. counties since the current cold snap began about a week ago.
D.C.-Area Residents Report Dozens of Water Main Breaks, LeaksThe Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says it's getting an extraordinarily high volume of calls for water main breaks and leaks in freezing temperatures.
Boil Water Advisory Issued For Parts of Prince George's CountyA Boil Water Advisory has been issued for customers in a section of southern Prince George’s County by the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.
Crews Trying to Fix Broken Sewer Pipe The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says crews are trying to fix a broken sewer pipe that's causing untreated wastewater to flow into a creek in Upper Marlboro.
FBI, IRS Search Water Commission Offices in Laurel The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says the FBI and IRS have seized documents from its offices in Laurel as part of an ongoing investigation.
Sewage Flows Into Reddy Branch Creek After Water Main BreakOfficials say 200,000 gallons of wastewater have flowed into the Reddy Branch Creek in Brookville after a sewer main broke.
Heavy Rains Lead to Sewage Overflow in Ft. WashingtonOfficials say excessive rainfall led to a sewage overflow at a wastewater pumping station in Fort Washington.
Officials Kept Mum About Water Crisis Fix Plan in Prince George's CountyWater officials in Maryland knew that they may have averted a crisis that threatened to leave hundreds of thousands of people without water for days, but they kept mum for hours to ensure their fix worked.
Extreme Water Outage Reminds Region: The Pipes Are ProblematicThe large water pipes buried throughout the Maryland suburbs were installed more than 30 years ago, when industry standards weren’t as strict, and are now considered some of the most problematic in the country.
10,000 Gallons of Sewage Spills Into Accokeek CreekThe Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says more than 10,000 gallons of untreated wastewater have spilled into Accokeek Creek.
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