Emergency Response, Science, Traffic

Sanitary sewage line fails in Middle River

Baltimore County officials say a sanitary sewer pipe has failed in Middle River. The 30-inch pipe is located at the intersection of Compass Road and Decatur Road (21220). Repairs will impact traffic in the area. Due to the size and location of the break, the repair work is expected to take about one week. Advertisement Officials say there was no …


Emergency Response, Government, Science

Sewage overflow reported near Parkville

The Baltimore County Department of Public Works has reported a sanitary sewer overflow in the 6600-block of Collinsdale Road (21234) in the Parkville-Hillendale area. A discharge of about 17,000 gallons began at just before 3 p.m. on Thursday. Advertisement Utility crews responded immediately and stopped the overflow at just before midnight. DPW says that the sanitary sewerage discharge was caused …


Essex sanitary sewer overflows into Back River

A sanitary sewer facility in Essex overflowed in the Back River over the weekend. At 7 p.m. ET on Saturday, July 16, Baltimore County’s Bureau of Utilities received an alarm indicating that power had been lost leading to the Essex Sewage Pumping Station, located at 328 Riverside Drive. The power outage, which subsequently halted the station’s operation, was due to …