| Dec 10, 2013
| 9:20 AM
What can I do to help the environment?
As a master's student in conservation biology and environmental policy, I get this question often from my (mostly) left-leaning, but financially focused, friends. They generally understand that the environment is...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 3:05 AM
The Town of Bel Air is considering new options for supplying water during droughts.
Bill Walsh, president of Maryland American Water, recently presented town commissioners with options to ensure the town is able to secure a water supply during times...
| Dec 5, 2013
| 3:10 AM
The Bel Air Town Commissioners were advised last week to move forward with the next phase of negotiations in the establish of a regional water and sewer authority.
In a presentation during a work session Nov. 26, Craig A. Ward, Bel Air representative...
| Oct 21, 2013
| 4:30 AM
The growing controversy over an upcoming contract to install "smart" water meters in Baltimore has once again provided a glimpse into the legalistic mind of Mayor Stephanie Rawlings Blake. In a statement issued on her behalf, the mayor's spokesman assures...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The tentative award to the low bidder for the upgrade of the area's water meters may not prove to be for the best ("Water meter bid is backed," Nov. 5).
Wouldn't it be a prudent for the award to be predicated on the successful low bidder to prove...
| Nov 28, 2013
| 2:55 AM
Plans for two commercial development projects in Joppa and Fallston that have raised previous concerns in their respective communities were reviewed by Harford County and state agencies last week, while a proposal for more houses in Abingdon is likewise...
| Nov 8, 2013
| 5:00 AM
I read with delight reporter Luke Broadwater's article outlining plans for "smart" water meters for Baltimore customers ("City agency recommends Itron for big water meter contract," Nov. 4).
It is comforting to know that the plans of Baltimore public...
| Nov 9, 2013
| 12:30 PM
Let me get this straight. Residents are being advised to buy insurance to protect themselves from damages Itron Inc. may cause while installing the wireless "smart" water meters that are designed to correct the problem of inaccurate readings that the city...
| Nov 10, 2013
| 8:00 AM
Baltimore wants to replace our water meters with smart meters at a cost of $83.5 million ("City awards $83.5 million deal for water meters," Nov 7). I have lived in Baltimore County for 66 years and never had a faulty bill. Most of the reasons for this...
| Nov 20, 2013
| 3:15 AM
Issuing building permits and restarting stalled construction projects have been suspended in Bel Air until the town can find a solution to its drought issue.
Bel Air town commissioners voted at their meeting Monday to approve Resolution 1019-13, which...
| Nov 4, 2013
| 5:16 PM
A key city agency is recommending that a West Coast firm win a multimillion-dollar contract to overhaul Baltimore's water-meter system — an effort officials say is long overdue and could help end the persistent problem of wildly erroneous bills....
| Nov 15, 2013
The Harford County Department of Public Works' Water and Sewer Division will temporarily switch water sources at the Abingdon Water Treatment Plant from the usual supply originating at Loch Raven Reservoir to the Susquehanna River behind Conowingo Dam....