Dr. Gridlock: WSSC


Posted at 05:53 PM ET, 03/13/2014

WSSC expands payment options for higher-than-normal water bills

A one-month extension of the bill deadline is possible upon request, utility says

By Katherine Shaver  |  05:53 PM ET, 03/13/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  water, WSSC

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 03/12/2014

Snow days = more flushes

Here’s why your recent WSSC bill is higher than normal.

By Katherine Shaver  |  12:03 PM ET, 03/12/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WSSC

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 02/26/2014

WSSC energy manager receives environmental award

Robert Taylor receives award for work in wind power, solar energy.

By Katherine Shaver  |  10:40 AM ET, 02/26/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WSSC

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 02/17/2014

Water main break closes road in Clinton, Md.

WSSC crews are working to repair an 8-inch pipe at Woodyard Road. That is one of 23 breaks and leaks in Montgomery and Prince George’s.

By Luz Lazo  |  11:59 AM ET, 02/17/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WSSC

Posted at 04:18 PM ET, 02/05/2014

WSSC water main breaks in January among most in 20 years

Fluctuating temperatures stress weakened walls of aging pipes, officials say.

By Katherine Shaver  |  04:18 PM ET, 02/05/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WSSC

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 02/04/2014

Untreated sewage spills into creek feeding Montgomery County lake

The sewer back-up was caused by hardened grease in pipe, WSSC officials say.

By Katherine Shaver  |  03:25 PM ET, 02/04/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WSSC

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 12/15/2013

Water main break in White Oak could cause delays Sunday

About 20 residences will be affected by a water shutoff, and drivers should expect delays.

By Luz Lazo  |  11:43 AM ET, 12/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Maryland traffic, WSSC; sewer; infrastructure

Posted at 01:00 PM ET, 11/01/2013

Efforts underway to restore Md. creek after sewage overflow

Officials at the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) on Friday said that 269,325 gallons of untreated sewage flowed into Reddy Branch Creek in Brookville after a sewer pipe burst earlier this week.

By Lori Aratani  |  01:00 PM ET, 11/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Reddy Branch Creek, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission, WSSC

Posted at 02:00 PM ET, 10/30/2013

Sewer pipe break sends untreated sewage into Montgomery creek

Untreated sewage flowed into a Montgomery County creek Wednesday after a sewer pipe burst in Brookeville, officials said.

By Katherine Shaver  |  02:00 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  WSSC; sewer; infrastructure

Posted at 12:25 PM ET, 03/15/2012

State moves future Purple Line facility away from Lyttonsville homes

Maryland transit planners have redesigned a future Purple Line rail yard and maintenance facility to locate it farther from homes in the Lyttonsville area of Silver Spring.

By Katherine Shaver  |  12:25 PM ET, 03/15/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Purple Line, Maryland Transit Administration, WSSC, Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission