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10/13/2014 - 10.13.14 Howard County Continues Watershed Protection Program with Southview Road Stream Restoration Project READ MORE
10/8/2014 - 10.8.14 Help Improve Howard County’s Water Quality, Watershed Enhancement Grant Applications Now Available READ MORE
10/6/2014 - 10.6.14 Howard County Continues Watershed Protection Program with Pebble Beach Drive Pond Improvements READ MORE
10/2/2014 - 10.2.14 Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant Back-Up Generator Project to Begin READ MORE
9/26/2014 - 09.26.14 Howard County Continues Watershed Protection Program with Towering Oak Path Outfall Improvement Project READ MORE
9/19/2014 - 09.18.14 Howard County Receives Project of the Year Awards from County Engineers Association of Maryland(2) READ MORE
9/18/2014 - 09.18.14 Howard County Receives Project of the Year Awards from County Engineers Association of Maryland READ MORE
9/17/2014 - 09.17.14 Ellicott City Sidewalk and Crosswalk Project to Begin READ MORE
9/9/2014 - 09.09.14 Furnace Avenue Sewer Improvements to Begin READ MORE
8/13/2014 - 08.13.14 Bryant Avenue, Grant Avenue Drainage Construction to Begin READ MORE

Bureau of Utilities

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Stephen Gerwin, Bureau Chief

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Location :   8250 and 8270 Old Montgomery Rd., Columbia, Md. 21045
Phone :   410-313-4900     -     Fax :   410-313-4919
Hours of Operation :   Monday - Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Emergencies :   Please call 410-313-4900.
After hour Emergencies :   Please call 410-313-2929.
Calls are radio dispatched to service crews - 24 hours a day.

The Bureau of Utilities administers and maintains Howard County's public water system. Serving more than 85% of the County's population with an average demand of over 22 million gallons of water each day, the Bureau provides County homes with the most comprehensive public water related services available.

Working collaboratively, the Bureau consists of four divisions :

   Technical Support Division 410 313 4900
   System Maintenance Division 410 313 4900
   Water Meter Division 410 313 4980
   Little Patuxent Water Reclamation Plant 410 880 5810


Read more about common water issues by using the following links.



Bureau of Utilities Links :
Utilities  |  Tech Support  |  Maintenance  |  Meters  |  LPWRP  |  Issues

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