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Broken DC water main causes sewer overflow in Prince George's County

Posted on AllSides March 18th, 2024
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Two homes in Prince George's County were impacted by a sewer overflow triggered by a broken water main in Washington, D.C. Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission officials say the overflow was reported around 7:19 a.m. Sunday and was caused when water from a broken main near Rhode Island Avenue and Monroe Street in the District entered sewer holes in Maryland. WSSC estimates 14,520 gallons of untreated wastewater entered a nearby storm drain. Two homes in Mount Rainier, one on Otis Street and a second on Eastern Avenue, were impacted by the...

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