| Feb 20, 2014
| 1:03 PM
The Town of Bel Air is moving forward with the second phase of establishing a regional water authority in Harford County.
Commissioners voted Tuesday night to take part in the study, becoming the last municipality in the area to sign onto the next...
| Feb 26, 2014
| 6:42 AM
Looming figuratively in the background at the Roland Park Chili Cookoff on Feb. 22 was the old Roland Water Tower.
The goal of the cookoff, besides getting into the spirit of the Olympics and bringing a bit of warmth to winter, was also to raise money...
| Mar 4, 2014
| 10:31 AM
Dull though the subject matter may be, it would be hard to overstate the potential impact on Harford County of a consolidated, countywide water and sewer system.
Running a municipal water system that meets the demands of large swaths of the populace,...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 4:37 PM
Baltimore officials awarded an $83.5 million contract Wednesday to overhaul the city's huge water-meter system — and warned residents that they could be liable for damage the work might cause on their properties unless they purchase insurance.
| Oct 28, 2013
| 9:25 AM
Last October, power outages due to Hurricane Sandy caused a shutdown at the Little Patuxent sewage plant, releasing 19.5 million gallons of untreated effluent into the Little Patuxent River. Howard County Executive Ken Ulman decided to put plans in...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 6:50 AM
A 21-year-old worker was killed in a fall from a Pasadena water tower Wednesday, and police identified him Friday.
Chad Louis Weller of Stevensville fell 180 feet from the tower in the 3700 block of Mountain Road at around 2:30 p.m., according to the...
| Jan 3, 2014
| 3:15 AM
The Bel Air Town Commissioners received an overall clean audit report during their work session Monday, although the report must undergo a final review before a formal presentation is made at the Jan. 21 town meeting.
The town is also moving ahead to...
| Jan 6, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Critics of the National Security Agency are often correct in their assessment that the agency's surveillance programs have gone too far and that Congressional oversight has been lacking. It doesn't take a civil liberties attorney to see something...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:17 AM
Hampden merchants and a Baltimore City councilwoman are becoming increasingly angry as they wait for the Department of Public Works to finish water and sewer line repair projects that have clogged the commercial 3600 block of Falls Road and nearby streets...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 6:55 PM
The town of Perryville will pay $58,576 in penalties for violations at the municipal wastewater treatment plant during 2012, according to a settlement with the Maryland Department of the Environment accepted unanimously Tuesday by the Perryville Board...
| Jan 9, 2014
| 9:34 AM
Nitrogen pollution from Maryland sewage plants and industries increased in 2012, a new report says, partially undermining gains the state has made in prior years in cleaning up the Chesapeake Bay.
While nitrogen discharges from treatment plants and...
| Jan 21, 2014
| 2:10 PM
I. Morton "Buddy" Schindler, an electrical engineer who oversaw the pumping operation for Baltimore's water supply system, died Friday at Sinai Hospital of complications of a fall he suffered in December. He was 87 and lived in Pikesville.