WSSC ISSUES MANDATORY WATER RESTRICTIONS FOR ALL WSSC CUSTOMERS
(Commercial & Residential)
Severe Storms Cause Loss of Power
to Plants and Other Facilities
The restrictions are mandatory to preserve fire fighting capabilities and to make the water supply last while repairs are underway.
There is no estimated time for when the plants will be online and producing water again, but both power companies have assured us that WSSC is one of their highest priorities.
Due to extremely high temperatures, water consumption has been at its highest this year. And, normally we would use the overnight hours to refill the system. But, last night’s storms prevented that from occurring.
Until repairs are complete, it is imperative that all business and residential customers restrict their water use. If customers do not reduce their water use significantly, it may be necessary to issue a Boil Water Advisory that would affect all of our customers.
Customers need to:
Saturday, June 30, 2012
Posted by Betsy S. Franz at 11:13 AM