Baltimore’s Progressive Path to New and Improved Sewer Systems

May 25

Baltimore’s Progressive Path to New and Improved Sewer Systems

Many cities on the East coast are in the process of a sizable undertaking to renew their aging infrastructures. Specifically the water and sewer systems. Baltimore is one of the cities that is on a mission to make the necessary improvements to ensure the quality and stability of these systems. The main obligation is to manage the overloaded sewer system that has...

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Sewer Main Leaks into Patuxent River

Aug 12

Sewer Main Leaks into Patuxent River

A broken Sewer main has caused almost 1 million gallons of sewage to flow into the Patuxent River. The City has closed the north end portion of the river’s Rocky Gorge reservoir for a 30 day timeframe. Other areas were affected, as well, including Lake Hallowell and Hawlings River. The City is very mindful of the Clean Water Act and has stated that the water is...

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Pipelines Seminar 2015

Jul 21

Pipelines Seminar 2015

It’s that time again Baltimore!  Your annual pipelines conference is almost here. The American Society of Civil Engineers event will be full of presentations and networking.  This year’s event will be held August 23-26 with awards and keynote speakers.  This will be fun and informational!  Baltimore has some facts that may not be well known.  Here are...

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Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Jul 19

Rainy Season and Sewer Drainage Systems

Many of us are experiencing a rainy season now that summer is in full swing.  Along with the sunny delights and fanfare this time of year brings, there is also a need to think about the proper functioning of our drainage systems where we live.  It is important to know to what extent a drainage issue is prevalent.  In order to do this, a qualified fully licensed...

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Baltimore Cleans Up in a Big Way!

Jul 17

Baltimore Cleans Up in a Big Way!

Sewers, that is.  Recently, The City of Baltimore experienced 3 sewer overflows in a single weekend.  Due to heavy rains, an area on Falls rd. was particularly affected.  Approximately 68,000 gallons of sewage is what this Baltimore neighborhood was met with.  Because of the extent of the storm water overflow, another nearby street was also impacted with...

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