As Baltimore braces for a week of freezing temperatures and a predicted mixed-bag of precipitation on Tuesday, DPW crews are busy repairing broken water mains. Extreme temperatures, and the resulting freezing and thawing activity, leads to an increase in water main breaks and leaks.
With the Baltimore City Department of Public Works' (DPW) new interactive map, information on sanitary sewer overflows will be posted as soon as it is known. There will be no waiting for press releases or social media updates to obtain this important public health information.
Find out what the City is doing to prevent sewage from entering local waterways and basements, especially during heavy rains, at today’s Second Annual Consent Decree meeting: Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 1800 Washington Blvd., headquarters of the Maryland Department of the Environment, in Baltimore.
Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., announced today that he is taking the necessary steps to commission an independent review of the Department’s Water Bureau customer billing operations.
Pipes and utility meters can freeze when temperatures remain below 25 degrees for extended periods of time. That will happen in Baltimore beginning Sunday night, January 20 through Tuesday, January 22. The Baltimore City Department of Public Works offers tips to help residents protect there pipes when the cold weathr arrives.
A look at an interactive map detailing the status of all sanitary sewer overflows – whether just reported or as much as four months old – will be among the topics covered at the second annual Sanitary Sewer Consent Decree public meeting. The event is set for Wednesday, Jan. 23, at 1800 Washington Blvd., headquarters of the Maryland Department of the Environment, in Baltimore.
Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., reminds everyone that Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, Monday, January 21, 2019, is a City holiday. DPW offices and yards WILL BE CLOSED.