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Crews prepare to reach a massive water main in need of repairs in Pr. George's County. (credit: John Domen/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

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.

06/21/2014

A water main break caused a strip of Metzerott Road in Adelphi to wash away. (Photo from WSSC)

MetroBus Stranded On Crumbled Road After Water Main Break

A 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.

05/23/2014

File photo of the J. Edgar Hoover FBI building in Washington, D.C. (Credit: JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images)

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.

02/12/2014

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Sewage Flows Into Reddy Branch Creek After Water Main Break

Officials say 200,000 gallons of wastewater have flowed into the Reddy Branch Creek in Brookville after a sewer main broke.

10/30/2013

Crews work to repair a water pipe in Prince George's County on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. (Photo credit: Kevin Rincon/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Officials Kept Mum About Water Crisis Fix Plan in Prince George’s County

Water 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.

07/18/2013

Crews work to repair a water pipe in Prince George's County on Wednesday, July 17, 2013. (Photo credit: Kevin Rincon/All-News 99.1 WNEW)

Water Expected to Keep Flowing in Prince George’s County, Restrictions Remain

More 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.

07/17/2013

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

Extreme Water Outage Reminds Region: The Pipes Are Problematic

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.

07/17/2013

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Massive Water Outage Threatens Up To 200,000 in Prince George’s County

Several southern Prince George’s County communities — including Joint Base Andrews and National Harbor — are being warned to stock up on water because repairs to a failing pipe could leave them without water for several days.

07/16/2013

File photo of water flowing from a faucet. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Southern Prince George’s County Will Face Water Outage Starting Wednesday

A large portion of southern Prince George’s County will go without water for a few days, starting Wednesday morning.

07/15/2013

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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