DPW to Hold Virtual Public Meeting to Provide Updates on City’s Modified Sanitary Consent Decree

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On Thursday, January 20, 2022, the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) will hold its Annual Consent Decree Public Information Session, which will be held virtually beginning at 6 p.m. 

The annual meeting provides an opportunity for residents to receive information about the City’s Modified Consent Decree, a legal agreement between the City of Baltimore and Federal and State regulators, the Environmental Protection Agency and the Maryland Department of the Environment, to address sanitary overflows from the sewer collection system.

Residents will be able to ask questions of DPW experts remotely in a virtual meeting room. The virtual room will feature learning stations that will cover topics such as the preventive maintenance programs, the Headworks Project, and the Sewage Onsite Support (SOS) Cleanup Program and Expedited Reimbursement Program for basement backups caused by wet-weather events. 

Online Registration

Please register for the meeting using the following Eventbrite link: https://bit.ly/2022MCDPublicInformationSession

Details to access the virtual meeting will be emailed to all registrants prior to the event. PLEASE remember to check your inbox or spam folder for meeting details.

Baltimore City residents and others interested in learning about the Modified Consent Decree can visit DPW's Sanitary Sewer Consent Decree web page at https://publicworks.baltimorecity.gov/sewer-consent-decree . Visitors to that page can sign up for email notifications of important developments throughout the course of the Modified Consent Decree process.  

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