DPW to Provide Public Update on Sanitary Consent Decree Thursday, Jan. 23 at MDE Headquarters

DPW Press Release

The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) will update residents on work to comply with the Modified Consent Decree for the City’s sewer collection system. The annual meeting to discuss this is 6:00 p.m., Thursday, Jan. 23 at the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), 1800 Washington Blvd. in Baltimore. The meeting is free and the public is encouraged to attend.

DPW will begin with an overview of the work covered by the Consent Decree, especially work over the past 12 months. Visitors may also gain more information about specific parts of the program by speaking with experts from DPW at individual learning stations set up in the meeting room. Topics to be covered include preventive maintenance programs, the Headworks Project, and local economic development.

Baltimore citizens and others interested in learning about the Modified Consent Decree may learn more by visiting publicworks.baltimorecity.gov/sewer-consent-decree. Visitors to that page can also sign up for email notifications of important developments in the course of the Consent Decree. The information presented at the meeting, as well as public comments collected during and after the meeting, will be made available there.

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Jennifer Combs
410-545-6541
Kurt Kocher
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