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Gaylord resort at National Harbor checking in guests again

Ryman Hospitality Group Inc., of Nashville, Tenn., the owner of the 2,000-room Gaylord National Resort and Convention Center at National Harbor, said Thursday that it received word from the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission that the water crisis affecting southern Prince George’s County has been averted.

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Officials kept quiet about water crisis fix plan in Prince George’s Co.

OXON HILL — Water officials in Maryland knew that they may have averted a crisis that threatened to leave hundreds of thousands of people without water for days, but they kept mum for hours to ensure their fix worked. Water ...

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200K in Prince George’s Co. forced to cut water use

OXON HILL — Hundreds of thousands of people in suburban Washington are sweating through a punishing heat wave under orders to avoid long showers, turn off sprinklers and think twice about flushing the toilet. Carwashes, day care centers and fast-food ...

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Md. communities stock up on water for pipe repair

OXON HILL — Several southern Prince George’s County communities — including Joint Base Andrews and National Harbor — are being urged to stock up on water ahead of a pipeline repair will leave them without water for days just as ...

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City water rates to rise 42 percent over three years

Despite a report from the city’s audit department that called for lower increases and protests from a packed room of residents about a lack of collection of $25 million in delinquent water bills, the Board of Estimates, Baltimore’s spending board. voted Wednesday to approve a three consecutive years of rate hikes for city water and sewage bills.

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WSSC has 350 miles of problematic water mains

LAUREL — Washington’s Maryland suburbs have 350 miles of large concrete water pipes that are prone to exploding without warning, an inventory that’s second only to Detroit’s among major utilities, a newspaper has found. The Washington Post reviewed 21 large ...

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Sunoco, WSSC fined by Maryland Department of the Environment

The Maryland Department of the Environment says Philadelphia-based Sunoco and a suburban Washington water utility have been fined for alleged violations. The department says the Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission paid $55,925 for sewer overflows in 2011. The 163 overflows totaled ...

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