Maryland News

City falls short on sewage backups

November 11, 2019

The city must do more to support residents dealing with this crisis.

Baltimore council members to ‘demand answers’ from DPW

November 11, 2019

As councilmembers representing areas where repeat basement backups have affected dozens of homeowners that we know about, and thousands more across the city, we wil

City Council grills DPW about program meant to help residents with raw sewage backups

November 14, 2019


City Council members want answers around large gap between people being impacted by sewage problems and city paying out claims

Baltimore Reckons With A Shitty Sewage Situation

November 13, 2019

In April 2018, the Department of Public Works (DPW) created an Expedited Reimbursement Program for residents experiencing sewage backups—a mandate under the consent decree.