The Howard County Health Department says a ruptured sewer main allowed 1.6 million gallons of sewer water to overflow in the Patuxent River.
Officials say raw sewage leaked into a West Baltimore stream for eight days before crews fixed a broken sewer pipe.
Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is announcing a new program to repair the public portion of the city’s sewer pipes that connect residences and businesses to public sewer lines.
D.C. Water says it’s investigating a possible sewer overflow in the C&O Canal National Historical Park in Washington.
The town of Mount Airy has started holding business owners responsible for the proper disposal of fats, oil and grease.
The Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says a stuck log has caused a sewer overflow in Hyattsville.
There are charges that Baltimore City has broken its promise to clean up the harbor. The city pledged $1 billion to stop sewage leaks from pouring into the water.
The growing use of flushable wipes is causing headaches for the people who run Ocean City’s sewer system.
Firefighters get all kinds of rescue calls, but this one was a first for the Joppa-Magnolia volunteers.
A new report by the Environmental Integrity Project is calling for tougher state permitting and oversight to achieve Chesapeake Bay restoration goals.
Maryland’s environmental secretary says the state is delaying rules requiring offsets for water pollution from new development.
Marylanders can likely expect a hike in their annual sewer bills.