Maryland approves more than $19 million to upgrade wastewater plants
BALTIMORE — The Maryland Board of Public Works approved more than $19 million in grants Wednesday to reduce pollution and improve water quality by upgrading technology at wastewater treatment plants, according to a press release.
The following projects were approved:
• Back River Wastewater Treatment Plant Enhanced Nutrient Removal Upgrade – Baltimore City
• Maryland City Water Reclamation Facility Enhanced Nutrient Removal Upgrade – Anne Arundel County
• Westminster Wastewater Treatment Plant Enhanced Nutrient Removal Upgrade – Carroll County
• Gas House Pike Wastewater Treatment Plant Enhanced Nutrient Removal Upgrade – Frederick County
"Projects such as these are an important part of our effort to improve Maryland waterways, including the Chesapeake Bay,” said Lieutenant Governor Anthony G. Brown. “These projects reduce pollution and protect public health while creating jobs for more Marylanders.”