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Ground Water Management

Drinking Water Wells, Onsite Sewage Disposal Systems and Waste Disposal

Underground tank that is deteriorating being replaced.
Underground tanks deteriorate over time and
eventually need to be replaced.

Ground Water Management Section (GWM) is charged with the responsibility of managing and protecting the ground water resources of Baltimore County. Ground Water Management handles issues related to drinking water wells, onsite sewage disposal (septic) systems, removal of residential underground storage tanks (USTs), and disposal of solid and hazardous wastes.

You can find:

Design of a standard septic system.
A standard septic system design.

If you are interested in finding out information about on-going investigations involving petroleum contamination of ground water in Baltimore County, check out Maryland Department of the Environment's Oil Control Program Remediation Sites.

Contact Information

Groundwater Management
Monday to Friday, 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 
Phone: 410-887-2762
Fax: 410-887-4817

Revised April 1, 2015

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