DPW Announces Immediate Lift of Precautionary Boil Water Advisory in Cockeysville, Hunt Valley, Sparks and Broadmead
Friday Feb 17th, 2023
Testing Confirms Water in All Impacted areas Safe to Consume
BALTIMORE, MD (Friday, February 17, 2023) -The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) today announced that the Precautionary Boil Water Advisory (BWA) has been lifted, effective immediately, for the Cockeysville, Hunt Valley, Sparks and Broadmead areas of Northern Baltimore County. In compliance with the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE)regulations, water sampling was conducted at sites in these impacted areas and all results confirmed water is safe to consume.
Under MDE regulations, a Precautionary BWA is issued when there is a loss of water pressure to one or more residences. No E. coli or total coliform bacteria had been detected in the impacted areas. The Precautionary BWA was issued Tuesday night following a 20-inch water main break along 13816 York Road.
For more information on Boil Water Advisory precautions, please visit the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Boil Water Advisory webpage.
Please share this information with all the other people who drink this water, especially those who may not have received this notice directly (for example, people in apartments, nursing homes, schools, and businesses).
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