July 22, 2024

State AG Files Lawsuit Against MetCom Over Sewage Overflows

State AG

The Maryland Attorney General’s Office filed a civil complaint Thursday in the Circuit Court for St. Mary’s County against the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission over continued sewage overflows from its sanitary sewer system.

Southhampton Slated for New Roads, Water & Sewer

St. Mary’s County and the Metropolitan Commission will be displaying their plans Sept. 29, 2022, from 6 to 8 pm, for a revitalization project in Lexington Park’s Southhampton Neighborhood, across Rt 235 from Pax River. The project includes reconstruction of roads, sidewalks, driveway aprons, storm drainage system, new stormwater management facilities, and improvements to the public water and sewer systems.

MetCom Issues Water Quality Report

water quality report

The St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission’s Consumer Confidence Reports are available for public viewing. Twenty-eight individual reports covering all testing completed from January through December 31, 2021, in the Annual Water Quality Report may be viewed at MetCom’s website.

Assistance Available for Water, Sewer Bills

Water

The Maryland Department of Human Services can help certain residents offset the costs of their public water and wastewater bills.

F-35 Full-Rate Production Put on Hold

Readiness

DoD has put a hold on the full-rate production of the F-35. The Pentagon says technical challenges and the impact of COVID-19 have delayed preparation of the simulation facility where the combat testing will be conducted.

MetCom Reporting Sewer Overflows

The St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission is reporting sanitary sewer overflows at the Marlay Taylor Water Reclamation Facility and in Piney Point, Forrest Run, Cedar Cove, Villages of Leonardtown, Essex South, California Run, Pembrooke, and St. George Island.

Pilot Project Will Monitor COVID-19 in Wastewater

Pilot Project Will Monitor COVID-19 in Wastewater

The St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission, St. Mary’s County Health Department, and St. Mary’s College of Maryland have partnered on a pilot project to monitor the presence of COVID-19 in local wastewater.

MetCom Raises Funds for Local Nonprofit

Local Nonprofit

A Community That Shares accepted a donation from employees of the Metropolitan Commission before the holidays in December.

County, MetCom Announce Holiday Schedules

Labor Day

Need to know when you can recycle your Chrismas tree? St. Mary’s County government, MetCom announce their holiday schedules.

Hill, Bogie Honored for Saving MetCom Employee

Saving

Amanda Hill and Charlie Bogie of the St. Mary’s County Metropolitan Commission were honored recently for saving the life of a fellow MetCom employee.