Published: July 30, 2014
July 29, 2014 (BALTIMORE, MD) — As part of a concerted effort to reduce sewer backups, Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., today announced a proactive initiative to investigate and address problematic locations. Specifically this program will examine and, if necessary, repair or replace 9,000 smaller sewer connection lines known as laterals.
Most of the sewer laterals in the City were installed at the time the original residences were constructed; on average, 80 years ago. Over time, some of these sewer laterals cracked, developed separat...
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