Friday, August 29, 2014

Maryland: August downpour results in sewage overflow of 12 million gallons (Baltimore Sun)

Three previously unreported overflows add to total from Aug. 12 rainstorm

Baltimore city officials belatedly disclosed Friday that sewage overflows topped 12 million gallons during last week's downpour, four times what had previously been acknowledged. It was the most untreated waste reported spilled in the city in a single day since 2006, according to state records.