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4/16/2014 - 04.16.14 U.S. Route 1 Sewer Rehabilitation to Begin READ MORE
4/11/2014 - 04.11.14 Howard County Continues Watershed Protection Program with Angela Valley Storm Water Pond Repair READ MORE
4/11/2014 - 04.11.14 Marshalee Drive Slope Repairs to Begin READ MORE
3/20/2014 - 03.19.14 Get Up, Get Out, Get Green at Howard County’s 7th Annual GreenFest READ MORE
2/6/2014 - 02.06.14 Howard County Library System Savage Branch to Be Stormwater Model READ MORE
1/23/2014 - 01.23.14 Howard County Executive Ken Ulman Announces Construction of Astronomy Observatory READ MORE
1/10/2014 - 01.10.14 Kindler Road Water Main Construction to Begin READ MORE
1/6/2014 - 01.06.14 Howard County Recommends Residents Take Steps to Prevent Water Pipes from Freezing in Cold Weather READ MORE
11/1/2013 - 11.1.13 Montpelier Road Improvements to Begin READ MORE
5/7/2013 - 05.07.13 Marriottsville Road Addition in Process 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.



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