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3/26/2015 - 03.26.15 Howard County Department of Public Works to host public meeting on Ilchester Road Water Main Replacement READ MORE
3/24/2015 - 03.24.15 Northgate Woods Storm Water Pond Repair to Begin READ MORE
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2/4/2015 - 02.04.15 Maryland Route 175 Stream Restoration to Begin READ MORE
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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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