United States Sens. Ben Cardin (D-Md.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) introduced Oct. 10, 2018, a bill (the Low-Income Water Customer Assistance Programs Act of 2018, S. 3564) to establish 32 nationwide pilot programs to provide low-income residents with financial assistance to pay their water and sewer bills.
DPW has released its Fiscal Year 2018 Annual Report, which highlights how the Department is dedicating its resources to serve the residents of Baltimore. The 24-page publication helps to inform stakeholders how the agency managed its budget during FY 2018.
Crews with the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) yesterday, Oct. 24, fixed a 2 gallon-per-minute leak on a broken sewer pipe at 3500 Parkdale Avenue. Nearly 20,000 gallons of sewage seeped into the Jones Falls during the week that the sewage was escaping from the sewer pipe.