Maryland Environmental Officials Issue Emergency Order For Potomac River Following Sewage OverflowThe Maryland Department of the Environment has issued an emergency order to close a portion of the Potomac River off the Virginia shoreline to the harvesting of oysters and other shellfish following a sewage overflow.
Sewage Overflow Affects Gwynns Falls In BaltimoreNearly 400 gallons of wastewater overflowed the sewer in the 700 block of Yale Avenue near the Gwynns Falls Saturday, according to the Baltimore Department of Public Works.
500,000 Gallons Of Sewage Overflow Prompt Water Contact Alert In Baltimore CountyA pipe damaged by erosion and storms caused 500,000 gallons of sewage to overflow in western Baltimore County Tuesday and Wednesday, public works officials said.
Health Alert Issued In Ellicott City Over Sewage OverflowHoward County officials are asking that residents in Ellicott City stay away from the 4500 block of Bonnie Branch Road after a sewage overflow was reported their following Sunday's flooding.
Crews Find Pipe That Was Causing Sewage Leak In Baltimore Had Been Sawed OffWhile investigating a sewage leak, crews discovered that the problem was caused by a 100-year-old sewer main that had been sawed off.
7.8M Gallons Of Sewage Overflowed Over WeekendWith heavy rains and flooding Friday and into the weekend, there have been about 7.6 million gallons of sewer overflow in Baltimore City.
Power Loss Causes Sewage Overflow In Md.State officials say a power outage caused by superstorm Sandy at a water reclamation plant has resulted in a sewage overflow of 2 million gallons per hour into the main stem of the Little Patuxent River.