Monday, July 12, 2010

Rockville Gets Props...AND Another Water Main Break!

Just when they thought they could raise their toasting glasses to their Money Magazine designation as one of the top 100 places to live in the US, Rockville gets hit again...with another water main break. This one just a block from the last one.

The good news? No water restrictions. Yet. Here's the release from city officials....

Rockville Crews Work to Repair Water Main Break

Water Restrictions Have Not Been Issued

ROCKVILLE, Md., July 12, 2010 -City of Rockville Department of Public Works Crews are working to repair a water main pipe that broke about 4 p.m. Monday, July 12, in the 10800 block of South Glen Road.

There is no water service interruption to neighboring residents. Rockville crews have not yet determined the cause of the break to the 24-inch pipe or how long it will take to repair the break. The break occurred one block from a break to the City's main distribution line on July 7. The pipe serves as the only water main connecting the City's Water Treatment Plant and the distribution system.

The City is currently assessing its water supply, and has not issued any water restrictions at this time. Rockville's water is being supplied by the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission (WSSC). The City serves 13,445 homes in Rockville.

South Glen Road is currently closed to traffic between Norton Road and Deep Glen Road.
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