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7/8/2014 - 07.08.14 Howard County Continues Watershed Protection Program with Stormwater Management Project at Stevens Forest Elementary School READ MORE
6/27/2014 - 06.27.14 Howard County Continues Watershed Protection Program with Stormwater Management Project at Wilde Lake High School READ MORE
6/26/2014 - 06.26.14 Tower Drive Drainage Construction to Begin READ MORE
6/25/2014 - 06.25.14 CSX to Begin Maintenance of Watersville Road Railroad Crossing READ MORE
6/19/2014 - 06.19.14 Rockburn Hill Sewer, Crossview Road Water Extension Projects to Begin READ MORE
6/18/2014 - 06.18.14 Emily Fox Court Storm Water Pond Repair to Begin READ MORE
6/18/2014 - 06.18.14 Howard County Closes Part of Race Road in Hanover to Repair Failing Slope READ MORE
6/6/2014 - 06.06.14 Gorman Road Improvements to Begin READ MORE
6/4/2014 - 06.04.14 Howard County Executive Ken Ulman Announces Work to Begin on Major Ellicott City Historic District Improvement READ MORE
5/30/2014 - 05.30.14 Mulligans Hill Lane Retaining Wall Reconstruction 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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