Discolored Water Reported in Montgomery, Prince George's Co.The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says they have received a lot of phone calls from customers concerned about discolored water in their home.
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 Lifted For 100,000 People in Prince George’s CountyAbout 100,000 residents in Prince George’s County are being urged to boil water following a water main break.
Rhode Island Avenue in Hyattsville Reopened After Water Main BreakRepairs to a massive water main break on Rhode Island Avenue in Hyattsville were completed Saturday afternoon.
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.
MetroBus Stranded On Crumbled Road After Water Main BreakA street in Prince George's County resembles a movie scene after a water main break caused parts of the road to collapse, stranding a commuter bus early Friday morning.
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.
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.
Water Expected to Keep Flowing in Prince George's County, Restrictions RemainMore than 200,000 residents and businesses in Prince George's County are under mandatory water restrictions, possibly for days, while the mercury is expected to climb into the 90s.
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.