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Water main break reported near Overlea

OVERLEA, MD—A water main break near the Overlea area has left several residents without water. Officials say an eight-inch diameter water main has ruptured in the 5700-block of Trumps Mill Road (21206). Thirty customers and two hydrants are currently out of service. There has been no ETA on repairs. Motorists should use caution in the area. Photo via Pixabay


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Councilman Marks: DPW to inspect Carney stormwater lines after flooding reported in some neighborhoods [PHOTOS]

CARNEY, MD—The Nottingham area has been inundated with heavy rains over the past week, to the point where some older neighborhoods have experienced flooding. Carney’s Lakewood Road neighborhood was hit particularly hard, as seen in the photos above and below from Councilman David Marks. Councilman Marks says Baltimore County’s Department of Public Works and Transportation will now be inspecting the …


Water service to be interrupted for hydrant replacement on Silver Spring Road next week

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Water service will be temporarily interrupted for some Nottingham residents next week. The Department of Public Works says that water will be shut off in the 4100-block of Silver Spring Road (21236) on at 9 a.m. on Wednesday, June 23rd. Service is expected to be restored by around 2 p.m. Water is being shut off to replace an inoperable …

Baltimore County Council approves funding for Seven Courts water improvements, Perry Hall park

NOTTINGHAM, MD—On Thursday, the Baltimore County Council approved $1.5 million to replace the Seven Courts water main, which has leaked constantly over the past year. The improvements are part of the Fiscal Year 2022 budget. The budget also includes money to solve a drainage problem that has plagued Avondale Road in Carney, $550,000 to upgrade the sewer system in Richlyn …

Beaconsfield Road water main break creates another geyser

NOTTINGHAM, MD—For the second time in as many weeks, a water main break has resulted in a geyser in the Nottingham area. At around noon on Thursday, a water main on Beaconsfield Road ruptured sending water 30 feet into the air. Crews responded quickly and repaired the main. “My appreciation to the city and county crews that responded to the …

Repairs complete following Seven Courts rupture, water main to be replaced

NOTTINGHAM, MD—Repairs have been completed and service has been restored to residents following a major main break in Perry Hall. Thursday’s rupture on Seven Courts Drive sent water about 40 feet into the air and disrupted traffic for much of the afternoon. This same main has ruptured several times in recent months, causing a sinkhole and creating headaches for local …