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Wednesday, February 04, 2009

WSSC sets dubious record: Most main breaks in a month

WSSC sets dubious record: Most main breaks in a month.
Gazette, 4 Feb 2009 (Hyslop).
It's official. A record-breaking 611 breaks and leaks beset the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission's 5,500 miles of water mains in January. . . . Last week, reacting to reports that the bi-county utility's governing board did not discuss a manager's report on the breaks during a daylong meeting, Montgomery County Council members condemned the WSSC's board as a six-member authority that "no longer works." [More]
For more on WSSC problems, see the ongoing series of reports by Adam Pagnucco and Wayne Goldstein at Maryland Politics Watch.

(Posted 4 Feb 2009)

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