Department of Public Works

Baltimore DPW Reports Sewage Overflow Into Jones FallsThe city's Department of Public Works is reporting a sanitary sewer overflowed into Jones Falls Monday morning.
Sewage Spill Reaches Maryland's Deep Creek LakeGarrett County officials say they're monitoring the water quality of Deep Creek Lake after up to 1,700 gallons of raw sewage leaked from a faulty pumping system at a lakeside home in McHenry.
Report: DPW Impostor Knocks On Doors, Asks To Inspect Homes In Fells PointThe Baltimore City Department of Public Works is warning residents about water worker impostors attempting to gain illegal entry into Fells Point area homes.
5,300 Recycling Bins Crushed, Sent To D.C. LandfillWashington officials say thousands of old plastic trash bins were crushed and sent to a landfill instead of being recycled.
Water Mains Breaking As Maryland Thaws Out After Record ColdSome roads remain closed because of water main breaks. The thaw-out over the last few days means more of them are rupturing.
Crews Work To Fix 2 Water Main Breaks In Baltimore & Middle RiverCrews are working to fix two water main breaks in downtown Baltimore and Middle River.
Crews Work To Repair Large Water Main Break In DundalkA water main break creates a mess in Dundalk.
Drinking Water Contaminant Levels Found Too High At Sampling SiteA Department of Public Works sampling found too much haloacetic acids (HAA5) at its Lutherville sampling site between October 2012 and September 2013.
Water Main Break Fixed In RandallstownRepairs have been made on the water main that broke earlier today on the unit block of Chris Court in Randallstown.
Water Restored In Downtown Baltimore After Water Main BreakA water main broke near the intersection of Pratt and Market Streets, sending up water through a manhole and cracks in the street.
The Unclean Truth: How Five Cities Stack Up On RecyclingFrom the East Coast to the West Coast, recycling is a big issue for local governments.
DPW: Aging Infrastructure & Superstorm Sandy To Blame For Water Main BreaksFor the third time in a week, an aging water main bursts in Baltimore, flooding streets and shutting down roads.
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