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City says water pipe insurance won't be available until autumn
City says water pipe insurance won't be available until autumn

City officials say the insurance program for broken water pipes they’ve been publicizing likely won’t be available for several months, and possibly not until autumn. Baltimore first announced the insurance – which officials call a service contract – last year in connection with the approval of a system-wide overhaul of water meters, warning residents they would want to buy the insurance in case pipes break during the work. Kurt Kocher, a spokesman for Baltimore Department of Public Works, said recently there is a very small chance pipes could break during the overhaul of about 400,000 water meters in Baltimore City and Baltimore County. But he warned the age of...

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