BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Water has been restored to Poe Homes on West Lexington Street using a workaround, according to the Department of Public Works.
The DPW said that it is currently working on restoring water to Poe Homes on Saratoga Street using a workout around.READ MORE: ‘Our Numbers Are Up About 500%’ Maryland Pushes To Vaccinate As Covid Delta Variant Spreads; Still No Plans For Another Mask Mandate
Officials said that because the infrastructure that they are working to repair is so old, a workaround will be in place until the infrastructure is replaced, which could be months.
Residents of the west Baltimore neighborhood are on their sixth day with limited or no water.READ MORE: Bouncing back: Ledecky finally wins gold at Tokyo Games
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Many volunteers have taken it upon themselves to distribute water and donate food.