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2/12/2015 - 02.12.15 Howard County offers tips on how to keep pipes from freezing as temperatures dip READ MORE
2/4/2015 - 02.04.15 Maryland Route 175 Stream Restoration to Begin READ MORE
1/8/2015 - 01.08.15 Howard County Offers Tips on How to Keep Pipes from Freezing as Temperatures Dip READ MORE
1/7/2015 - 01.07.15 Vendors Wanted for Howard County’s GreenFest READ MORE
12/16/2014 - 12.16.14 Dorsey Run Road Water Extension Project to Begin READ MORE
12/15/2014 - 12.15.14 “Merry Mulch” Your Holiday Trees December 26 through January 16 READ MORE
12/11/2014 - 12.11.14 Howard County Project to Demolish Building in Laurel READ MORE
12/4/2014 - 12.4.14 Howard County Project to Repair Glenshire Towne Storm Water Pond READ MORE
12/1/2014 - Howard County Department of Public Works to Perform Sewer Rehabilitation at US Route 40 and St. Johns Lane READ MORE
11/18/2014 - 11.18.14 Howard County Continues Watershed Protection Program with Pinehurst Court Stream Restoration READ MORE

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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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