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DPW Offices, Yards Closed for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving Day is a City holiday; the Baltimore City Department of Public Works’ (DPW) offices and yards will be closed on Thursday, November 22. DPW offices and facilities are open on Friday, November 23, and trash and recycling collections will occur as scheduled on that day.

Update: Wet Weather Contributed to Two Sanitary Sewer Overflows on Nov. 15

As previously reported, rain and snow on November 15, contributed to two sanitary sewer overflows of stormwater mixed with sewer water into the Jones Falls.  As an update, the final total for the overflow at 428 E. Preston Street for this rain event was 7.1 million gallons.  These releases occurred underground in structured overflows and did not spill into city streets. 

Rain Contributes to Sewer Overflow on Tuesday

Rains in the Baltimore area early this week contributed to a sanitary sewer overflow into the Jones Falls of 554,000 gallons of stormwater mixed with sewer water.

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