From Harford County government:
Harford County experienced two sewage spills during a large amount of rain. The county systems performed very well under difficult conditions. The Bill Bass pumping station located at 2 Kennard Avenue in Edgewood experienced a Sanitary Sewage Overflow (SSO) from Wednesday, April 30, 2014 at 3:00pm to Thursday, May 1, 2014 at 2:00am. The total estimated SSO was 300,000 gallons. The SSO was discharged into the Bush River.
The East Baker Avenue pumping station located at 3817 E. Baker Avenue, Abingdon also experienced a SSO from Wednesday, April 30, 2014 from 5:00pm to 8:30pm. The total estimated SSO was 200 gallons that was also discharged into the Bush River.
The Harford County Department of Public Works reported the SSO’s to the Maryland Department of the Environment and the Harford County Health Department on May 1, 2014 at approximately 11:00am. Signs indicating that an SSO had occurred in the area were also posted at each site.
For more information, please contact Joel Caudill with the Department of Public Works at 410-638-3300.