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Public Works says it restored water late Saturday to Poe Homes in West Baltimore

Public Works says it restored water late Saturday to Poe Homes in West Baltimore

The Department of Public Works said it had restored water to the Poe Homes Saturday evening after residents went more than five days without.

DPW spokesman Jeffrey Raymond said water pressure was low in some units and that it would take time for the water to travel through the pipes.

“It’s a trickle,” said Leslie Ware, president of the tenant council, on Saturday night.

It would not be enough to flush a toilet, he said. Water pressure was even lower on second floor units he had visited.

City workers have grappled with how to repair a cascading series of failures after a Monday water main break that’s caused disruption and difficulties for those living in the West...

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