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Pipeline Maintenance Division

This Division is made up of three groups with specific duties. These groups consist of:

Emergency Sewer Service Group
Phone: 410-887-7415

  • Seven days per week operation from 6:30 a.m. to 2 a.m.
  • Relieves house sewer connection stoppages.
  • Mops basements when main overflows.
  • Locates clean-outs.
  • Opens mainline stoppages at night.
  • Marks 14 inch diameter pipelines and larger force mains for Miss Utility.
  • Investigates complaints.
  • Provides immediate response to investigate dangerous or potentially dangerous conditions and to make the situation safe until corrective action can be taken.

Telejet Maintenance Group
Phone: 410-887-7415

  • Seven days per week operation from 6:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.
  • Inspect sanitary sewer mains, storm drains and house connections by closed circuit television.
  • Perform inspections to determine if there are any breaks or discrepancies in the lines.
  • Clean and remove debris from sanitary sewers, pipelines and manholes.
  • Dig test pits.
  • Assist Fire Department with emergency rescue (cave-ins).
  • Responsible for opening and cleaning mainline stoppages during the day.
  • Perform spot repairs to sanitary sewers.
  • Manages Fats, Oil, and Grease (FOG) program.

Inflow and Inspection Group
Phone: 410-887-7428

  • Perform inspections for acceptance of newly constructed sewer and storm drains.
  • Perform fog and dye tests on storm and sewer drains.
  • Clean storm drains and stormceptors.
  • Investigate complaints concerning storm drain and sewers.
  • Repair leaking joints by installing internal bands on large drainage storm drainpipes.
  • Perform small repairs on storm drain system.
  • Set up metering to calculate flow for Inflow & Infiltration studies.

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Revised January 10, 2014

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