News Release, St. Mary’s County Public Information Office

The St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission is reporting a sanitary sewer leak overflow that occurred June 5, 2019, in the area of 20268 Piney Point Road south to 20140 Piney Point Road.

St. Mary’s Metropolitan Commission staff responded immediately upon notification of the leak at 9:47 a.m., the leak was contained by approximately 12:30 p.m., and final repairs were completed by 1 p.m.

The sanitary sewer leak occurred because of a pipe failure. The public is advised to avoid from any contact with standing water in the immediate area for seven days. Drinking water supplies were not affected in any way, and your water remains safe for use.

For additional information, please contact the St. Mary’s County Health Department at (301) 475-4321, or the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission at (301)737-7400.

David M. Higgins II, Publisher/Editor

David M. Higgins was born in Baltimore and grew up in Southern Maryland. He has had a passion for journalism since high school. After spending many years in the Hospitality Industry he began working in...