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Board Approves $97 Million For Sewage Plant

Maryland’s Board of Public Works has approved more than $97 million in grants and loans to upgrade the Cox Creek Water Reclamation facility in Anne Arundel County.


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Sandy Dumped 11 Billion Gallons Of Sewage In Waterways

Superstorm Sandy released 11 billion gallons of sewage from East Coast treatment plants into bodies of water from Washington, D.C., to Connecticut.


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Sewage Flows In Md. Creek After Main Breaks

The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says sewage continues to flow into Reddy Branch Creek in Olney.


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Crisfield Wind Power Project Gets $3.6M From Md.

Maryland’s Board of Public Works has approved $3.6 million for a wind power project in Crisfield, clearing the way for construction to begin.


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Power Loss Leads To Sewage Overflow In Little Patuxent River

The Anne Arundel County Health Department is warning residents to stay away from the Little Patuxent River after a power outage caused an overflow of 2 million gallons of wastewater into the river during the superstorm.


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Salisbury Facing Fine For Sewage Backup

Salisbury officials say the city could be fined unless they can prove that they couldn’t prevent pump failures that led to a sewage spill.


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275,000 Gallons Of Waste Spill In Ballenger Creek, Monocacy River

Frederick County officials are trying to determine why a sewage treatment plant malfunction went unnoticed for 90 minutes.


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3,000 Gallons Of Sewage Spills In Md.

Anne Arundel County health officials say more than 3,000 gallons of sewage have spilled out of a pumping station in Arnold.


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Montgomery Officials To Vote On Gas Station Zoning

The Montgomery County Council is scheduled to vote on a zoning amendment that would limit where large gas stations can be located.


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Water Bills To Increase 9 Percent To Finance Infrastructure Repairs & Sewage Lines

Get ready for a big boost on your water bill. If you use Baltimore City water — and almost 2 million of us do — starting Thursday we’ll be paying more.


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$37M Approved For Md. Septic, Wastewater Upgrades

Maryland’s Board of Public Works has approved more than $37 million in grants for upgrading septic systems and wastewater treatment plants.



Sewage Spill Of At Least 2K Gallons Reported

Fort Detrick is reporting a sewage spill along the Monocacy River in Frederick.