Sewer Overflows Into The Jones Falls, DPW SaysA sanitary sewer has overflowed into the Jones Falls, according to the Baltimore City Department of Public Works.
1.6M Gallons Of Sewer Water Overflow Into Patuxent RiverThe Howard County Health Department says a ruptured sewer main allowed 1.6 million gallons of sewer water to overflow in the Patuxent River.
Raw Sewage Leaks Into Baltimore Stream For 8 DaysOfficials say raw sewage leaked into a West Baltimore stream for eight days before crews fixed a broken sewer pipe.
Baltimore Mayor Announcing Program On Sewers LinesBaltimore Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake is announcing a new program to repair the public portion of the city's sewer pipes that connect residences and businesses to public sewer lines.
D.C. Water Investigating Sewer Overflow In C&O CanalD.C. Water says it's investigating a possible sewer overflow in the C&O Canal National Historical Park in Washington.
Mount Airy To Regulate Disposal Of Oil, GreaseThe town of Mount Airy has started holding business owners responsible for the proper disposal of fats, oil and grease.
Stuck Log Causes 10,000 Gallon Sewer OverflowThe Washington Suburban Sanitary Commission says a stuck log has caused a sewer overflow in Hyattsville.
Environmental Group Wants More Done To Clean Up City Sewer SystemThere are charges that Baltimore City has broken its promise to clean up the harbor. The city pledged $1 billion to stop sewage leaks from pouring into the water.
'Flushable' Wipes Clog Ocean City's Sewer SystemThe growing use of flushable wipes is causing headaches for the people who run Ocean City's sewer system.
Volunteer Firefighters Rescue Young Fox Stuck In The SewerFirefighters get all kinds of rescue calls, but this one was a first for the Joppa-Magnolia volunteers.
Report Finds Bay Restoration Progress, ConcernsA new report by the Environmental Integrity Project is calling for tougher state permitting and oversight to achieve Chesapeake Bay restoration goals.
Maryland Pollution Offset Rules DelayedMaryland's environmental secretary says the state is delaying rules requiring offsets for water pollution from new development.
Legislature Completes Work On Flush Tax IncreaseMarylanders can likely expect a hike in their annual sewer bills.
WSSC Proposes 7.5 Percent Fee IncreaseWashington Suburban Sanitary Commission officials say they are proposing a 7.5 percent fee increase to water and sewer fees.
Sewer Overflows Down Following Court SettlementThe sewer and water commission for the Washington suburbs of Maryland says sewage overflows are down sharply following a 2005 court settlement with federal and state environmental regulators and environmental groups.