• Sewage pours into homes in Northeast

    5/1/14 5:25 PM

    The sewage poured in and in its wake, left behind multiple damaged basements on Kearney Street in Northeast D.C. – along with a host of upset District residents.

  • Area homes flood with water and sewage

    5/1/14 12:52 PM

    In the wake of Wednesday's torrential downpours, basements in Chillum, Md. flooded to the ceilings in some cases, while homes in Northwest D.C. flooded with sewage when tree roots broke pipelines.


  • Arlington neighborhood forced to pay for sewer repairs

    11/14/13 12:04 AM

    A sanitary necessity is in jeopardy in one Arlington neighborhood. An aging sewer is in desperate need of repair and a dozen homeowners will be stuck footing the bill because the county discovered it neither owns nor has the rights to maintain it.


  • Potomac Yard Harris Teeter reopens

    10/23/13 1:19 PM

    The doors are back open at the Potomac Yard Harris Teeter. It was closed more than a year ago because of a flood and a bad sewage backup.

  • Mistake with valve, heavy rainfall lead to wastewater overflow at two WSSC plants

    10/12/13 8:10 PM

    Officials say a valve left in the wrong position led to an overflow of 6 million gallons of diluted wastewater at a plant in Accokeek Saturday. And heavy rainfall led to a sewage overflow in Fort Washington starting Friday night.