WSSC to Hold Meeting on Rockville Stream Work

The utility will outline its Sewer Repair, Replacement and Rehabilitation program.


Streams in Rockville will be undergoing a bit of surgery in coming months courtesy of the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission.

Want to learn about what WSSC crews will be doing as they work on sewer pipes and manholes in Rockville’s stream beds and river sheds?

WSSC representatives will outline the utility’s Sewer Repair, Replacement and Rehabilitation (also known as SR3) program at a meeting from 7:30 to 9 tonight at Ritchie Park Elementary School, at 1514 Dunster Road in Rockville.

The Cabin John stream bed will be the first area of Rockville to see work, according to a message on the City of Rockville’s website.

The Cabin John sewer basin stretches south of Montrose Road along Interstate 270 and the Capital Beltway to the Potomac River.

Click here to see a map of the Cabin John sewer basin and here to read about WSSC’s 2003 study of the sewer basin.

Click here to track SR3 work in your neighborhood.

The SR3 program is part of a 12-year effort by WSSC to minimize—and where possible, to eliminate—sanitary sewer overflows in which untreated or partially treated wastewater discharges from a sewer system into the surrounding areas.

Click here to learn more about the SR3 program and here for a list of upcoming public meetings in Montgomery and Prince George’s counties.


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