After a hike in PEPCO bill, beginning July 1, your average water bill will go up $4.6 monthly, or $55 annually.

Twelve county council members from Montgomery and Prince George’s counties voted unanimously Thursday to approve a $1.1 billion Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission budget.

Customers should expect rate increases for the next 10 years to maintain a modest program of replacing and repairing old water lines.

WSSC planned to replace approximately 4 miles of water main in our neighborhood. Construction began this spring and is expected to be completed by the summer next year, weather permitting. The affected streets are located between the following boundaries: the Beltway to the north, Hollywood Rd. to the south; 53rd Avenue to the west and Baltimore Avenue to the east.

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