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DPW Crews Working to Repair Force Main Break in Glen Burnie

Damage to Sewer Line Causes Sanitary Sewer Overflow

Annapollis, Maryland (August 17, 2017) - A 14-inch sewer force main in Glen Burnie was damaged this afternoon causing a sanitary sewer overflow.  Anne Arundel County Department of Public Works (DPW), Bureau of Utility Operations (BUO) crews are currently working to repair the main along Leymar Road in the Country Club Estates community.  The total amount of the overflow not known at this time but is expected to exceed 10,000 gallons.


Work to repair the force main could take several hours to complete.  Residents in the Country Club Estates area are asked to limit wastewater usage until repairs are complete. 


County Health officials advise people coming in contact with the affected ground to immediately wash well with soap and warm water. Clothing should also be washed.

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