DPW Announces Start of Fall Leaf Collection Program
Residents Urged to Participate in Mayor’s Oct. 25 Fall Cleanup
BALTIMORE, MD (October 22, 2014) — With the middle of autumn approaching, Baltimore City Department of Public Works Director Rudolph S. Chow, P.E., is urging Baltimore City residents to keep their curbs, alleys, and storm drains clear of leaves to prevent flooding.
“The City of Baltimore has implemented citywide street sweeping, but that is not enough to keep falling leaves from clogging the thousands of storm drain inlets throughout the City,” Director Chow said.
The Director also encouraged residents to participate in the Mayor’s annual Fall Cleanup — a citywide initiative that brings residents together to clean Baltimore’s neighborhoods. The Mayor’s Fall Cleanupwill take place on October 25. [Read more...]