Streams in Wheaton 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 the Northwest Branch?
WSSC representatives will outline the utility’s Sewer Repair, Replacement and Rehabilitation (also known as SR3) program at a meeting from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Tuesday at Wheaton Library, 11701 Georgia Avenue.
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.