Business, Crime, Health

Department of Public Works warns residents of new COVID-19 scams

UPDATE: Comptroller Peter Franchot is also warning residents to be wary of stimulus scams.  More in the tweet embedded below. Original story below… —— BALTIMORE, MD—Department of Public Works Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark on Monday advised Baltimore-area water customers to be aware of scams being done during the COVID-19 pandemic. DPW advises that scammers may call customers on the …


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Recreational activities to be suspended at Loch Raven Reservoir

BALTIMORE, MD—In response to the evolving conditions related to the threat of COVID-19 and to ensure the safety of the public and of our employees, Baltimore City Department of Public Works Acting Director Matthew W. Garbark announced that the following will take effect Monday, March 23, 2020: 1. All services other than curbside collections, condo collections, disposal services at the …


DPW takes steps to protect public health during COVID-19 pandemic, Loch Raven Drive to remain open

BALTIMORE, MD—During the Coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (which also handles drinking water for Baltimore County) has taken steps to: Ensure the continued delivery of safe, clean drinking water Protect the health and safety of our employees Continue DPW’s essential services DPW officials say their water filtration and disinfection process and testing procedures ensure that …