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Crews recover body of missing swimmer

Rescue crews have recovered the body of a swimmer who drowned in the Tridelphia Reservoir in Montgomery County.

Tags: Bruce Yansen , Tridelphia Reservoir , George Brown

Tuesday - 06/07/2011, 02:26pm EDT

Search continues for missing swimmer in Triadelphia Reservoir

Rescuers are still searching for a man who went missing Friday afternoon while swimming in the Triadelphia Reservoir.

Tags: WSSC , Triadelphia Reservoir , Montgomery County Fire , Howard County Fire

Saturday - 06/04/2011, 03:30pm EDT

WSSC customers to see rate hike for 2nd straight year

Many local residents are about to see one of their utility bills grow.

Tags: John White , Michelle Basch

Friday - 05/13/2011, 03:01pm EDT

Did taxpayers get soaked for pumping station construction?

Montgomery County Inspector General Thomas Dagley issued a report that indicates developers were paid twice for the Hoyles Mill Wastewater Pumping Station -- once by the county and once by the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.

Tags: Montgomery County Council , Kate Ryan , Thomas Dagley , West Germantown Development District , Hoyles Mill Wastewater Pumping Station ,

Tuesday - 03/29/2011, 06:49am EDT

Md. residents oppose proposed water rate hike

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission wants to raise rates for water and sewer service yet again, but residents say they need a break from the hikes.

Tags: WSSC , Prince George's County , Montgomery County , Montgomery County Council , Prince George's County Council , rate hike , Veronica Robinson

Sunday - 02/13/2011, 03:52pm EST

Boil water advisory remains in effect

Hundreds of thousands of Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission customers have to boil their water if they plan to brush their teeth or use water for drinking or cooking.

Tags: boil water , WSSC , Water main break , Jerry Johnson , Colleen Kelleher

Tuesday - 01/25/2011, 07:38am EST

Thousands of miles of water mains need replacement

Much of the area's aging infrastructure needs to be replaced. One member of Congress is calling on the federal government to help pay for the repairs.

Tags: water main , WSSC , Jerry Johnson , Capitol Heights , Andrew Mollenbeck , aging infrastructure

Tuesday - 01/25/2011, 08:06am EST

Report: Water in D.C., Bethesda contains dangerous chemical

A report from the Environmental Working Group is raising eyebrows in homes across the region.

Tags: Environmental Working Group , Environmental Protection Agency , D.C. Water and Sewer Authority , hexavalent chromium , chromium-6 , Jane Houlihan , Hank Silverberg

Monday - 12/20/2010, 05:07pm EST

Friendship Heights water main bursts, swallows car

A water main burst in a Bethesda shopping district Friday, opening up a gaping hole that almost swallowed a car.

Tags: water main , Water main break , burst water main , Friendship Heights , Bethesda , Paul D. Shinkman

Friday - 12/03/2010, 01:22pm EST

Md. counties consider increase in water costs

Two Maryland counties are considering up to 10 percent increases in the price of water, with a utility commission recommending even higher costs.

Tags: Montgomery County , Montgomery County Council , Prince George's County , Prince George's County Council , Kate Ryan , Paul D. Shinkman , Water main break , water

Wednesday - 10/27/2010, 04:26pm EDT
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