Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission

January 15, 2019 | Staff Writer

Rockville Offers Assistance to Residents Struggling During Federal Shutdown

Delayed Payment Available on Some City Bills The City of Rockville announced assistance for Rockville residents who are furloughed and experiencing financial hardship. Struggling federal employees and contractors may be eligible for delayed payment, with no penalties, on certain city services, such as preschool and before and after-school care, water bills and animal registration fees. […]

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January 13, 2019 | Staff Writer

Resources Available to Assist Residents Affected by Federal Shutdown

Montgomery County Council President Nancy Navarro released a list of resources for residents affected by the partial federal government shutdown. Navarro encourages all residents impacted negatively by the shutdown to seek assistance. She also encourages residents who can afford to do so, to give to fundraising efforts to support those experiencing financial hardship. “As bills […]

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July 6, 2018 | Staff Writer

Road Projects Could Tie Up Traffic

Motorists should be on the lookout this weekend for major construction projects in Montgomery County. A resurfacing project on the Outer Loop of the Capital Beltway (I-495) between Seminary Road and I-270 could mean single-lane and shoulder closures Sunday beginning at 9 p.m. until 5 a.m. Monday. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission will be replacing a […]

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February 23, 2017 | Mitti Hicks

High School Students Explore STEM Careers for National Engineers Week (VIDEO & PHOTOS)

Students from across the country including students from Montgomery County Public Schools are participating in National Engineers Week to learn about careers in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). With safety gloves on, lab coats snapped tight and goggles to protect their eyes, students from Albert Einstein High School are learning about the sewer system […]

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February 23, 2017 | Staff Writer

Montgomery County GreenFest Planned for May 6 in Gaithersburg (VIDEO)

The Third Annual Montgomery County GreenFest is planned for Saturday, May 6 in Gaithersburg. GreenFest is the county’s largest environmentally themed festival for residents and businesses. The festival will be held at the Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm, located at 506 S. Frederick Ave. in Gaithersburg. The event is open from 11 a.m. – […]

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February 22, 2017 | Staff Writer

WSSC Replacing Pipes on NIST Campus

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission is replacing two sections of pipe, 36 inches around and 20 feet long, on the National Institute of Standards and Technology campus, a project visible to commuters heading south on Interstate 270. The pipes are equipped with acoustic fiber optics (AFO) that can help WSSC detect any possible leaks or […]

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February 11, 2016 | Staff Writer

photo WSSC headquarter building in Laurel

Tom Street Named WSSC’s Deputy General Manager for Administration

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) appoints Tom Street as the company’s new Deputy General Manager for Administration. “I am delighted and excited to have Tom returning to WSSC to help guide and oversee the administrative aspects of the Commission,” WSSC General Manager and CEO Carla Reid said . “I welcome his depth of experience both here and […]

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February 9, 2016 | Staff Writer

WSSC Warns Some Customers May Receive Higher than Normal Bills

WSSC says some of its customers are going to receive higher than normal water bills because the blizzard made it difficult to read some outside meters because they were covered in snow. As a result many customers will receive estimated bills. According to a WSSC news release, the billing period will be ten days longer […]

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January 20, 2016 | Staff Writer

Howard Denis Named WSSC Commissioner (PHOTO)

Montgomery County Executive Isiah Leggett has named former state senator and Chevy Chase resident Howard Denis to serve as commissioner on the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) governing board. Denis was confirmed by the County Council on Tuesday, and will be welcomed at today’s Commission meeting. You can watch the meeting streamed live, here. Denis’ […]

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January 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

WSSC’s New General Manager, Carla Reid, Begins Work Today (PHOTO)

WSSC’s new general manager and CEO, Carla Reid, began her tenure today. Reid is the first woman to head the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission in its 97-year history. In a video message broadcast to WSSC’s 1,500-plus employees, she stated, “My leadership will be firmly based on the principles of excellence, fairness and open communication. I […]

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