Financial assistance on water and sewer bills for certain low-income Baltimore City residents will increase starting July 1, 2017, along with an adjustment in water and sewer rates. Water/sewer charges will increase by 9.4 percent, in accordance with the three-year rate structure approved by the Board of Estimates in 2016.
The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) will be closed Independence Day, Tuesday, July 4. Trash and recycling WILL NOT BE COLLECTED on Tuesday, July 4. The make-up day for trash and recycling will be Saturday, July 8.
Baltimore City’s Board of Estimates has approved construction of the long-awaited project that will eliminate more than 80 percent of the volume of sewage overflowing the City’s aged sanitary sewer system, and keep the streams, harbor, and Chesapeake Bay cleaner.