Thursday 21 February 2019

Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper: Addressing Baltimore's sewage problem

Blue Water Baltimore supports calls for specific actions to tackle Baltimore's serious — and long-standing — sewage problem

In 2008, spurred on by government inaction and a lack of information, the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper began a first-of-its-kind, volunteer monitoring program to find out just how dirty Baltimore's water really was.

Then, as Blue Water Baltimore, we found that millions of gallons of untreated sewage was overflowing into our neighborhood streams and the Inner Harbor, carrying pathogens, toxic chemicals and everything else that people flush down their toilets or sinks.

READ MORE: The Baltimore Sun, April 4, 2016