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Waterline flushing schedule for Mystic Harbour and other area water systems

The Water and Wastewater Division of Public Works will begin its semi-annual program for flushing waterlines in Assateague Pointe, Edgewater Acres, Nantucket Point, Deer Point, Landings, Mystic Harbour, Newark, Ocean Reef, Riddle Farm and West Ocean City Service Areas between the hours of 7:30 a.m. and 4 p.m.

The following proposed fall 2023 dates for the flushing of the waterlines are subject to change.

Public urged to be #StormReady ahead of severe weather

           Snow Hill, Maryland (September 21, 2023) – With a tropical storm warning in effect for the Lower Eastern Shore beginning Friday evening, Worcester County Emergency Services (WCES) officials are urging area residents to be #StormReady.

National Weather Service (NWS) forecasters are predicting that a tropical storm will drop up to four or more inches of rain, wind gusts around 50 mph, which may cause significant tree and power line damage and localized flooding in poor drainage areas, and moderate tidal flooding.

Worcester County to Host Citizens Scrap Tire Drop-Off Day October 7

The Worcester County Commissioners and the Public Works Recycling Division, in conjunction with the Maryland Department of the Environment and Maryland Environmental Services, will host Citizens Scrap Tire Drop-Off Day on Saturday, October 7, 2023, from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. This event will take place at the Central Landfill in Newark.

Road Closure: Wed. – Thurs., Aug 30-31, Evans Road

Road Closure: Wed. – Thurs., Aug 30-31, Evans Road, located between Cedar Lane Rd and Ironshire Station Rd, will be closed for two days while road crews replace two failed crossroad pipes. Crews anticipate being able to open the roadway at the end of each business day and reclosing it the following morning.

For more info, call the Roads Division at 410-632-2244.

Worcester County Offices Closed Labor Day, September 4

Worcester County Government offices, including the Central Landfill in Newark, Homeowner Convenience Centers, Worcester County Recreation Center, and the five branch libraries, will be closed Monday, September 4, 2023, for the Labor Day holiday.

WCG offices will resume standard operating hours on Tuesday, September 5. WCG staff wish one and all a happy and safe holiday weekend.