Maryland News

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.

Baltimore Denies Help To 86% Of Sewage Flood Victims

October 25, 2019

Almost four years ago, the sewers of Baltimore erupted in a scandal.

Hearing Highlights Shortcomings in City Sewage Reimbursement Program

September 30, 2019

Baltimore City says it's making progress in helping people with sewage backups that are connected to the city's overwhelmed system but some say it's not enough.

Hearing Highlights Shortcomings in City Sewage Reimbursement Program

September 30, 2019

Baltimore City is helping people experiencing backups. Some say it is not enough. The claims received between april of 2018 and june 2019, just 10 were approved. Many were denied because the homeow