Sewer Blockage Causes Wastewater Overflow in Glen Burnie
Signs alerting the public of the overflow have been posted. The overflow has been reported to the County Department of Health and the Maryland Department of the Environment. 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.
The overflow was reported to DPW Emergency services at 1:25 p.m. and the blockage was removed at 4:15 p.m. The cause of the blockage was determined to be tree roots. The affected area was limed and vacuumed. Any necessary clean up activities will continue today.