Water Main Breaks
BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Baltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is encouraging residents to contact Baltimore City for their water service needs. In a statement the mayor said: “Baltimore City is ultimately responsible for providing water services to […]
Freezing weather seems to be here to stay. Three days after snow fell, we’re still digging out. The bigger problem is that the cold weather is leading to water woes.
These temperatures are wreaking havoc on water mains and water pipes. There are thousands of problems around the Baltimore area—and it’s not getting any better.
As winter weather arrives, so do water main woes. Last year’s freezing temperatures brought on a record number of breaks.
Thanks to extreme temperatures, Baltimore City kicked off the year with a record number of water main breaks, ruptures that frustrated residents and overwhelmed crews.
Washington’s Maryland suburbs have 350 miles of large concrete water pipes that are prone to exploding without warning, an inventory that’s second only to Detroit’s among major utilities, a newspaper has found.
The water main break has caused a lot of problems for Baltimore residents, workers and businesses.