BALTIMORE — Baltimore Metropolis is launching a free 12-month sewage cleanup pilot program, for circumstances that outcome within the aftermath of extreme moist climate occasions.
When not less than one-fourth inch of precipitation is recorded inside a 24-hour interval, it’s thought-about a moist climate occasion. This may occur throughout 2-3 hours of sunshine rain, 30-60 minutes of reasonable rain, or quarter-hour of heavy rain.
To entry this system, residents ought to name 311 to report a sewage backup as quickly as it’s found.
Afterwards a DPW inspector will probably be dispatched to research.
As soon as the inspector determines the backup was a results of a wet-weather occasion, the client will probably be supplied data on the cleanup program.
Professionals will probably be out there 8:00 a.m. to midnight to scrub, disinfect, get rid of sewage-contaminated objects, and deodorize all uncovered affected areas of the residence. A 3rd social gathering contractor will dealing with the pilot, not the Metropolis’s DPW.
This system doesn’t provide cleansing, restoration or substitute of broken property for sewage backups not associated to moist climate occasions.
Nevertheless, residents could file a declare with the Baltimore Metropolis Legislation Division for losses associated to different sewage backups, by visiting here or calling 410-396-3400.
For these selecting to not take part within the cleanup program, click on here to file a declare by DPW’s Sewage Backup Expedited Reimbursement Program.