Department of Water Quality
Division of Environmental Management
16232 Elliott Parkway
Williamsport, MD 21795
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Phone: (240) 313-2600
Fax: (240) 313-2601
TTY users may call any government office through the Maryland Relay Service
Monday - Friday
7:30am to 4:30pm
As a critical component of Washington County’s infrastructure, the Department of Water Quality's mission is clear... "To protect the environment and public health. To Further the goals of Washington County by providing safe, reliable, efficient and cost effective water and wastewater services with respect to construction, operation, maintenance, and management of systems, in compliance with Local, State and Federal Regulations".
This dedicated team operates seven days a week to provide these crucial services to the area. Headquartered in Williamsport Maryland this department is responsible for overseeing the operation and maintenance of 9 domestic wastewater plants, 8 water treatment facilities, 45 pumping stations, 3,000 grinder and low pressure pumps and miles of pipes and lines.
The Washington County Department of Water Quality has a challenging role in the community’s future. Because of its proximity to Washington D.C. and Baltimore, and its relationship to two of the nations busiest highways, growth is a certainty. The Department of Water Quality will be a critical factor in the smart planning and management of the area and its resources.
- Washington County Department of Business Development
- Maryland Department of the Environment
- United States Environmental Protection Agency
- EPA Office of Wastewater Management
- American Water Works Association
- Water Environment Federation
- Guide to What You Can and Can't Flush and Put Down the Drain