Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

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10,000 Gallons of Sewage Spills Into Accokeek Creek

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says more than 10,000 gallons of untreated wastewater have spilled into Accokeek Creek.

07/13/2013

Rubble and debris clutter a crippled roadway following a massive water main break in Chevy Chase. (credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Pipes Could Be a Problem in Md.

The 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.

06/24/2013

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Montgomery Co. Police: Teen Drowns at Reservoir

Montgomery County police say a 15-year-old boy was found dead in an apparent drowning at a Laurel reservoir.

05/28/2013

Crews work overnight to repair a massive water main break in Chevy Chase. (credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Chevy Chase Main Break Restrictions to End This Weekend

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says water restrictions have been lifted for customers affected by a water main break in Chevy Chase.

03/23/2013

Sewage Flows in Md. Creek After Main Breaks

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says sewage continues to flow into Reddy Branch Creek in Olney.

03/06/2013

Crews work to repair a water main break. (credit: WSSC)

Water Main Break Dampens Thanksgiving Plans in Largo

A water main break is putting a damper on Thanksgiving plans for nearly 600 homes in Prince George’s County.

11/22/2012

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