State Agencies, Baltimore City Agree To Fixes At Back River Wastewater Treatment PlantThe Maryland Department of the Environment and Baltimore City have reached an agreement allowing state officials to make repairs at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant.
State Health, Environment Departments Advise Residents To Avoid Contact With Back River Water Following ContaminationMarylanders are advised not to swim or wade into the Back River or drink water from it. Anyone who accidentally comes into contact with the water should wash with soap and water as soon as possible, state officials said.
Baltimore DPW Defends Operations Of Back Water Wastewater Treatment Plant, Says Recent Sample Was Not Raw SewageThe Baltimore City Department of Public Works on Friday defended its handling of a wastewater treatment plant that has been seized by the state after regulators and watchdogs claimed the facility discharged raw sewage into the Back River, saying a sample recently collected near the facility was not solid waste.
Baltimore DPW Says It Wasn't Given Enough Time To Correct Back River Plant Issues Before State TakeoverThe Baltimore department began working with the Maryland Department of the Environment after it sent a letter to the City in August 2021 alleging violations were occurring that needed to be corrected.
Scott Vows To Work With Regulators After Maryland Takes Over Back River Wastewater Treatment PlantMayor Brandon Scott on Monday vowed that Baltimore City would help get things under control at the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant after the state took over operations at the city-owned and operated facility.
Police Identify Man Found Dead At Dundalk Water Treatment Plant, No Foul Play Believed To Be InvolvedHis body was found in the water at around 8:30 a.m. Friday morning near the water treatment plant.
Man's Body Found Near Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant In Baltimore CountyA man's body was found Friday morning behind the Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant, officials confirmed.
Wastewater Treatment Improvement Is A Step Closer Toward A Cleaner Chesapeake BayA quarter billion dollars is serious money, and it's being spent on a serious problem. It's being poured into Baltimore's Back River Sewage Treatment Plant to slow the flow of nutrient pollution choking the bay.