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  • City DPW Reports Sanitary Sewer Overflow Stopped

    Published: July 30, 2014

    BALTIMORE, MD (July 30, 2014) – The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) announced that a sanitary sewer overflow, originating in the 2100 block of Washington Boulevard, released an estimated 43,000 gallons of sewage into the Gwynns Falls over a two week period. The flow was estimated at two gallons per minute, and it was diverted back into the sanitary sewer through a temporary pipe. A contractor is working on the permanent repair. The overflow was reported on Sunday, July 13, and corrected on Monday, July 28th. The cause was a broken 15 inch diameter sewer line. The st...

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