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March 21, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Kensington, Silver Spring Residents May Experience Discolored Water

Water in Silver Spring and Kensington may be discolored for residents, but according to officials, it’s still safe to drink. However, they advise against doing laundry with discolored water. The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) said on Twitter Wednesday that the areas are experiencing “ongoing water main maintenance.” WSSC tweeted, “Crews are flushing fire hydrants […]

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August 12, 2015 | Aline Barros

Water Main Break Closes Businesses In Long Branch (VIDEO)

A water main break shut down several businesses in Silver Spring’s Long Branch neighborhood on Wednesday morning. Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) crews were called to the scene of a 12-inch water main break in the 8700 block of Flower Avenue. WSSC crews shut off the water so repairs could begin on the 90-year-old main. A […]

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August 3, 2015 | Aline Barros

Repairs Completed at the Site of Water Main Break in Silver Spring

Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC) completed repairs on the 16-inch water main in Silver Spring. All lanes have been reopened to traffic and will stay open through morning rush hour on Aug. 4. The 76-year-old pipe, on Colesville Road at Georgia Avenue, ruptured on July 29 and wasted approximately 5 million gallons, WSSC official said. WSSC crews […]

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