water main break

January 31, 2020 | Veronica Canales

Water Main Break Closes Part of University Boulevard

A water main break this afternoon has closed off a section of Eastbound University Boulevard in the Silver Spring area, between Piney Branch Road and Seek Lane. Drivers should expect delays and are encouraged to take alternative routes, according to an alert by Montgomery County Emergency Management. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission said crews are […]

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January 2, 2020 | Staff Writer

Chevy Chase Water Main Break Causes Major Delays

A water main break and car crash caused major delays on Connecticut Avenue south bound between Jones Bridge and Chevy Chase Lake Drive in Chevy Chase Thursday morning. Emergency officials say there were no serious injuries, and the crash was likely caused due to icy conditions resulting from the water main break. Some lanes were […]

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December 3, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Magruder High Closing Due to Water Main Break

Magruder High School in Rockville will be closing today at 10:19 a.m. according to a message on the school district’s website. A water main break has left the school without water. School buses will arrive at 10:15 a.m. to transport students home. Transportation for special programs is included. The school closed last month due when […]

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November 14, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Hundreds Affected by Large Water Main Break in Gaithersburg

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are working to repair a water main break at West Side Drive in Gaithersburg. The break occurred early Thursday morning to a large water pipe that supplies the Brighton Village Apartments. WSSC shut the water off at 7 a.m. in order to begin repairs. Hundreds of residents of the […]

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November 13, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Magruder High Closed Because of Water Main Break

Magruder High School is closed today, Nov. 13, because of a water main break in the area. Montgomery County Publics Schools announced the closing on their website at 6:10 a.m.   Important Message: Due to a water main break, Magruder High School will be closed today, November 13, 2019. @MagruderHS — MCPS (@MCPS) November 13, […]

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November 8, 2019 | Hannah Dalsheim

Water Main Break Causes Major Traffic Delays

A water main break on Chain Bridge Road in Arlington, Virginia has caused major delays in the area and will continue to do so for the rest of the day according to officers on the scene. The water main break goes for about 36 inches and residents near the area are encouraged to boil their […]

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November 13, 2017 | Staff Writer

Water Main Break Closes Randolph Road Recreation Building

Montgomery County Recreation closes their main office at Randolph Road due to a water main break. #BREAKING (11:30a) Due to a water issue, our main office at 4010 Randolph Rd. in #SilverSpring is closing for the day, but the opening of winter registration continues at https://t.co/o1A6xayYko and in-person at #MoCoRec community, aquatic and senior centers. […]

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March 27, 2017 | Sonya Burke

WSSC Crews Are Working on Water Main in Derwood, 300 Customers Affected

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews are working to repair a water main leak on Briardale Road in Derwood. WSSC spokesperson Luis Maya said 300 customers are without water while repairs are underway to fix the 24-inch water main. According to Maya, the repair work is scheduled from 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. today and, […]

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December 19, 2016 | Sonya Burke

UPDATED: WSSC Crews Repair Water Main Break in Wheaton

UPDATED Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews repaired a 6-inch water main break in Wheaton on Dec. 19. The break occurred at Ennals Avenue and Grandview Avenue on Monday morning. WSSC spokesperson Luis Maya said the break involved a 70-year-old pipe. Maya said 17 customers, mostly commercial businesses in the adjacent shopping plaza, were impacted […]

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July 31, 2016 | Staff Writer

Road Closures on University Boulevard in Silver Spring After Two Water Main Breaks

UPDATED Aug. 1, 5:30 a.m. WSSC crews are working to repair two 12-inch water main breaks along University Boulevard in Silver Spring. As a result of the two breaks, all lanes of University Boulevard (eastbound and westbound) are closed between Seek Lane and Carroll Avenue. According to WSSC officials, the first break happened about 10 […]

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