BALTIMORE (WJZ) — City officials met Sunday with Poe Homes residents to hear and address their concerns after people in a West Baltimore community have been living without water for almost a week.
Crews with the Department of Public Works were able to restore water to homes on West Lexington through a temporary bypass system, but they are still working to get water to the homes on the other side.READ MORE: ‘Our Numbers Are Up About 500%’ Maryland Pushes To Vaccinate As Covid Delta Variant Spreads; Still No Plans For Another Mask Mandate
DPW said a water valve nearby broke last week, leaving people in the area without water.READ MORE: Bouncing back: Ledecky finally wins gold at Tokyo Games
They said because the water infrastructure is so old, fixing the break has been difficult.
DPW liaisons and other city agencies went door to door to assess the water pressure in the Poe Homes community on Sunday.