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Fort Hill Reservoir Going Offline

August 25th, 2023 by WCBC Radio

The Fort Hill Potable Water Reservoir will be offline until October 6th, 2023. Contractors are replacing the liner and floating cover on the reservoir. In order for the City’s water system to operate properly while the reservoir is offline, strategic hydrants have been opened throughout the city to help bleed the air out of the system and relieve the higher pressures. Water customers near the open hydrants may experience a moderate decrease in water pressure during this time.  City Engineer Bobby Smith noted that all Cumberland water customers will be affected by pressure issues…


Residents are asked to contact the City of Cumberland Engineering Department at 301-759-6600 with questions. If you are experiencing any other issues with your water service, please contact the City of Cumberland Water Department at 301-759-6625.