Water main break reported in Perry Hall

PERRY HALL, MD—A water main break in the Perry Hall area has left some residents without water. An 8-inch water main has ruptured in the 9700-block of Silver Farm Court (21128). Currently, 40 customers and 2 hydrants are without service, according to Councilman David Marks. There has been no ETA on repairs.  Motorists should use caution in the area. Photo […]

Water main break reported near Overlea area

OVERLEA, MD—A water main break in Baltimore County is affecting many local residents. The break was reported on Monday along Lillian Holt Drive near Kenwood Avenue (21206). Initial reports indicated that several homes are without water or experiencing low water pressure and some properties have been damaged by the break. The Department of Public Works has not yet provided an […]

Baltimore County, City form Service Line Partnership to guide residents through the EPA lead and copper inventory

BALTIMORE, MD—The Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) and the Baltimore County Department of Public Works and Transportation (DPWT) have formed the Baltimore Service Line Partnership, a collaboration to address new federal regulations aimed at protecting communities from lead exposure in drinking water. The Partnership is managing a comprehensive program to identify lead service lines in the Baltimore water […]

Carney road closed for water valve repairs

CARNEY, MD—A street in Carney has been shut down so crews can repair a broken water valve. Per Councilman David Marks, there is a water service disruption at 9116 Hines Road (21234). The Department of Public Works has shut off a 12-inch main affecting 50 services and 2 hydrants. The water was turned off to allow crews to make repairs […]

NOW YOU KNOW: A big task ahead for new water task force

The following is an op-ed piece from Delegates Kathy Szeliga and Ryan Nawrocki. Last week, a press release was issued from Baltimore County regarding membership in the Baltimore Regional Water Governance Task Force, created by the General Assembly earlier this year. We have been asked to share the information regarding upcoming meeting dates with our constituents so that this process […]

Cromwell Bridge Road water main repairs complete, roadway partially reopened

TOWSON, MD—The Department of Public Works says it has completed repairs on a 42-inch water main located on Cromwell Bridge Road and Cowpens Avenue in the Towson/Carney area. The two westbound lanes of Cromwell Bridge Road are now open and will operate as eastbound and westbound travel lanes. On Monday morning, June 26, 2023, DPW responded to Cromwell Bridge Road […]

Water mains rupture near Parkville, Overlea

BALTIMORE, MD—Crews are working on two water mains that ruptured in northeast Baltimore on Tuesday morning. A water main break was reported early on June 27 in the 3000-block of Woodhome Avenue near Harford Road (21234). A second water main break occurred in the unit block of Chesley Avenue in Overlea (21206). There has been no ETA on repairs.  Motorists […]