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Tuesday Showers Bring Week’s Second Overflow

An estimated 570,000 gallons of sewage mixed with rain water was released into the Jones Falls on Tuesday, Aug. 15, due to water infiltrating the sewer system during the afternoon’s heavy rainstorm. This overflow event followed one on Saturday, Aug. 12, also caused by infiltration from rain.

DPW Reports Sanitary Sewer Overflows From Aug. 12 Rain

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works estimates that 433,000 gallons of sanitary sewer/rain water was released into the Jones Falls as a result of sanitary sewer overflows due to heavy rain on the evening of Saturday, Aug. 12, 2017.

State, City Leaders Celebrate the Launch of the Headworks Project

 Dignitaries including Gov. Larry Hogan, Sen. Ben Cardin, and Mayor Catherine Pugh today celebrated the start of construction on the long-awaited Headworks Project at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant.

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