City: Wealthy Baltimore Area Got Extra Services Worth $100KThe inspector general of Baltimore says a wealthy community in the city got an extra day of trash collection each week, costing the city about $100,000 over the last decade.
$5.6M Sat Unused By Baltimore Department Of Public Works Since 2007, Audit FindsAfter the issue was brought up, the bulk of the funding went toward compliance projects- aka maintenance- at Baltimore's landfill.
Kurt Kocher Named As Acting DPW Communications DirectorLong-time Baltimore City employee Kurt Kocher will serve as the Acting Director of the Department of Public Works Communications Division following the passing of Jeffrey Raymond.
Downpours From Severe Storms Causes Sewer Overflows In BaltimoreThe fast-moving storms that hit parts of Baltimore on Thursday night caused a sewer overflow of almost 7.8 million gallons of stormwater mixed with sewer water into Herring Run, and over 830,000 gallons into the Jones Falls.
Waste Experts, Residents Calling For More Trash Cans Throughout Baltimore Amid Littering ProblemsLast week, trash collectors from out-of-state got in on the cleanup in Easterwood -- their diagnosis besides illegal dumping? Litter.
Water System Upgrades Coming To Poe Homes After June Main BreakThe city's public works department said it will be upgrading or rehabilitating several water mains near the Poe Homes in an effort to improve water pressure and system reliability.
Baltimore Water Bills Are Coming, Here's How You Can PayBaltimore City Department of Public Works Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., said Wednesday that water billing for Baltimore City and Baltimore County will resume Wednesday.
New Toilets Delivered, As Parts Of Poe Homes Still Without Water Eight Days LaterFor residents of Baltimore's Poe Homes, it's day eight without a consistent flow of clean water. Water has been restored to some homes, but plenty of others either have no water at all or just a tiny trickle coming from the faucets.
'This Is A Complex Situation' | DPW Still Working On Poe Homes Water Main BreakThe Poe Homes was majorly impacted, DPW said because 32 valves had to be shut down to isolate the break. This included shutting down a large 20-inch water main.
Belair Road Reopens After Water Main BreakBelair Road reopened Wednesday morning after crews repaired a water main break.
Baltimore DPW Reports Broken Water Main In LuthervilleA broken water main has been reported on W Seminary Ave and Summer Fields Court Thursday night.
Baltimore Breaks Up, Removes 'Fatberg' That Contributed To Million-Gallon Sewage SpillThere's no getting around it. Fatbergs are not a pretty sight.
Experts: To Prevent Sewer 'Fatbergs,' Don't Put Fat, Cooking Oil, Wet Wipes In PipesWhat goes down the drain doesn't always go away.
Public Works Project Will Help Minimize Baltimore's 10-Mile Underground Sewage BackupIt's not just a foul-smelling eyesore. Raw sewage flowing into Baltimore's harbor is also a risk to human health.
DPW: Work To Keep Sewage From Flowing Into Harbor To Last At Least Another DecadeBaltimore City continues to work on sewage system despite amount of time and money already spent on the project.