Update on Sinkhole at Montebello I Water Treatment Plan

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“As a follow-up to earlier communication regarding the sinkhole at the Montebello I Water Treatment Plant (Montebello I) property, the Department of Public Works (DPW) assures the public that the Montebello I plant continues to deliver adequate and high-quality drinking water.

“DPW continues to test throughout the system to ensure we deliver high-quality water to our regional customers. Some customers may experience lower than normal water pressure during this period.

“DPW continues collaborating with our state and local partners to make repairs. From the onset of this issue, DPW has communicated consistently with our regulators, namely the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE). MDE has committed to supporting DPW through the resolution of this incident.

“DPW and the entire Scott Administration remain committed to keeping residents and businesses informed and will provide regular updates as information becomes available.”

Director Jason W. Mitchell, Ed.D.

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Update on Sinkhole at Montebello I Water Treatment Plan

"DPW has maintained the integrity of the sinkhole site, and contractors are now onsite determining the next steps for repairing the infrastructure affected by the sinkhole. We anticipate this work will be ongoing over the next several weeks."
 

Update on Sinkhole at Montebello I Water Treatment Plant

 As a follow-up to earlier communication regarding the sinkhole at the Montebello I Water Treatment Plant (Montebello I) property, the Department of Public Works (DPW) assures the public that the plant continues to deliver adequate and high-quality drinking water."

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James E. Bentley II
410-545-6541
Jennifer Combs
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