Maryland Water Systems Found To Contain Worrying Levels Of Nitrate, Arsenic And Other Chemicals, Nonprofit SaysTap water at the majority of Maryland utilities, or public water systems, had levels of contaminants that exceeded health guidelines established by the Environmental Working Group (EWG), a non-profit focused on environmental health issues.
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.
Drinking Bottled Water Doubles The Microplastic Particles In Your Body, Study SaysAmericans eat, drink and breathe between 74,000 and 121,000 microplastic particles each year depending on their age and sex, new research suggests.
Brine Use In Winter Road Prep Is Good News For Maryland's Streams, RiversThe use of brine to pre-treat roads has been growing, even as the use of old fashioned salt has been decreasing.
672 Outlets Contaminated With Lead In Anne Arundel SchoolsThe school district serving Maryland's capital region says officials have found unacceptable levels of lead in 5 percent of all outlets that have undergone testing since March 2018.
NASA Finds 'Water Ice' On The Surface Of The MoonScientists have long believed that water ice could exist in the ever-dark recesses at the moon's poles and that belief has finally been confirmed in a paper published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences on Aug. 20.
Wastewater Mixed With Rainwater OverflowsThe Baltimore City Department of Public Works estimates that approximately 5.7 million gallons of wastewater mixed with rainwater overflowed into the Jones Falls.
Elderly Man Reunites With Coast Guard Members Who Saved His LifeAn 80-year-old man had a special reunion when he reunited with the people who saved his life.
MDTA Officer Accused Of Shooting, Killing Federally Protected Birds While BoatingA Maryland Transportation officer has had his police powers suspended after being accused of shooting and killing federally protected birds while on a boat near the Key Bridge.
Officials Draining Pool At World War II MemorialOfficials are draining a pool and other water features at the World War II Memorial in Washington.
Nearly 2 Dozen Sailors Rescued From Severn River In AnnapolisNearly two dozen people were plucked from the water on Sunday, after a wind squall flipped their sailboats in Annapolis.
School Bus Stuck In Sinkhole After Water Main BreakSome tense times for a busload of teens. While near their Baltimore County school, their bus suddenly stopped and they lurched forward as the bus sank into pavement.
Nation's Capital Could Face Water Supply Stress By 2040A new study says the national capital area water supply could face considerable stress by 2040.
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.
Timonium Water Main Break Leaves 40 Homes Without ServiceProblems continue in Baltimore County, where a water main break sent a geyser of water into the sky. It caused major damage in a Timonium neighborhood.