A new bill signed into law by Maryland Governor Larry Hogan is expected to prevent hundreds of Baltimore homeowners behind in paying water bills from losing their property. The Water Taxpayer Protection Act of 2019 would prohibit such homeowners from losing their homes, since the liens on their properties would no longer be sold at […]


Join Our Text Club To Get The Latest Breaking News On Your Phone. Text WOLB to 71007 to join! Residents in north Baltimore gathered for a community meeting concerning city water bills Tuesday. This, after the city’s board of estimates passed DPW’s controversial proposal to raise rates by nearly 30 percent over the next three […]

Baltimore will soon bill water customers monthly, instead of 3 months, under legislation approved in early August by the City Council. The city will start sending monthly bills to customers in October, a change officials say will help residents and businesses budget. Councilman Robert Curran said the change will help customers keep a better track […]

In Newark, N.J., officials have closed the water lines for 30 schools in the Public Schools system due to the discovery of lead and discoloration. In a Wednesday announcement, New Jersey's Department of Environmental Protection and school district are using water from other sources, the Huffington Post reports.

The National Guard has been deployed to help distribute water bottles following the lead contamination of Flint, Michigan's drinking water.

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