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Sewage Treatment Plants
(Web Page; Sun Dec 11 21:18:00 CST 2016)
Recent advances in sewage treatment technology promise major reductions in nitrogen flowing from plants, but they must be applied to virtually all of the over-three-hundred major plants in the watershed (those that discharge more than 0....
Description: A map illustrating the number of sewage treatment plants in the Chesapeake Bay watershed.
Baltimore City Sewage Overflow
(Web Page; Mon Feb 04 15:29:00 CST 2019)
One hundred-plus years ago, Baltimore upgraded to a "modern" sewage disposal system. Today, that system is crumbling. Century-old pipes leak stormwater into the sewer system and sewage into the stormwater system. Illegal connections mix ...
Description: It's time to end sewage overflows in Baltimore.
No Public Accounting for Baltimore's Sewage Problem
(Web Page; Tue Aug 14 11:32:00 CDT 2018)
The following first appeared in the Baltimore Sun.
A sewage treatment plant in Baltimore County, MD. Photo by Garth Lenz/iLCP.
Baltimore residents have done their part. For the past 14 years they have paid their water and sewer bills, ...
Description: Baltimore residents have done their part. For the past 14 years they have paid their water and sewer bills, often with clenched teeth.
Millions of Gallons of Sewage-Contaminated Water Overflowing in Baltimore
(Web Page; Mon Jul 10 16:22:00 CDT 2017)
How Baltimore City's Delayed Consent Decree Threatens Human and Environmental Health
Photo courtesy of Blue Water Baltimore.
It's horrifying: During heavy rains, Baltimore's failing sewer system continually overflows...
Description: It's horrifying: During heavy rains, Baltimore's failing sewer system continually overflows, contaminating residents' homes, local waterways, and Baltimore Harbor.
Could treated sewage be a tool against sea-level rise?
(Web Page; Fri Jun 30 15:36:00 CDT 2017)
Sweet (Bipartisan) Success with Sewage
(Web Page; Tue Nov 20 11:25:00 CST 2018)
It's not often you see people this excited about a sewage plant.
But there was former Governor Bob Ehrlich standing in the hot sun in front of the Cox Creek Water Reclamation Facility in Anne Arundel County speaking glowingly about the ...
Description: It's not often you see people this excited about a sewage plant.
Five year Report: Wicomico Remains Polluted from Sewage, Fertilizer, Stormwater
(Web Page; Fri May 05 10:27:00 CDT 2017)
Press ReleaseMarch 3, 2010
Five-year Report: Wicomico Remains Polluted from Sewage, Fertilizer, Stormwater
Citizen volunteers take over leadership of river monitoring
(SALISBURY, MD.)���A first-ever report summarizing five years...
Baltimore City Sewage Overflow: Mapping the Problem
(Web Page; Mon Nov 14 21:28:00 CST 2016)
Baltimore City's sewer system has frequent overflows due to an old and failing system. Use CBF's story map to find out just how big the problem is in your neighborhood.
How to Use This Map:
Click on the blue "Learn More" link to read...
Description: Baltimore City's sewer system has frequent overflows due to an old and failing system. Use CBF's story map to find out just how big the problem is in your neighborhood.
2003 Sewage Report
(File; Thu Apr 06 18:04:00 CDT 2017)
Sewage & Septic Systems
(Web Page; Thu Jan 24 12:14:00 CST 2019)
Traditional sewage plants and septic systems were designed primarily to reduce bacteria, but not the nutrients (nitrogen and phosphorus), found in waste. The Bay suffers from too many nutrients.
The good news is that upgrades and operat...
Description: Upgrading wastewater treatment is critical to cleaning up the Bay and its rivers and streams.