Significant changes are planned for the Guilford Reservoir due to Federal laws regarding drinking water safety and to accomplish a City objective of increasing pressure and service area. The Guilford Association is opposing plans that involve above ground storage tanks. The proposed plans for the reservoir can be viewed through the following downloads. Download the background; Proposed plan; Public notice
On Oct. 21, 2009 a community meeting was held with the Baltimore Bureau of Water at which the Association and representatives of the community presented their objections to the proposed plan for the Reservoir. The City was requested to respond to a number of questions and to consider alternatives for the reconstruction that do not involve elevated storage tanks. Download the Association’s presentation.
On January 19th there was another community meeting with representatives of the Baltimore Department of Public Works Bureau of Water to discuss plans for the Guilford Reservoir. The agenda addressed the Department’s response to questions, concerns and suggested alternative proposals for the reservoir made at the Oct. 21, 2009 meeting. The modified plan selected by the City maintains the elevated storage tanks but proposes to cover them with earth and to create a green space. Download the City’s proposed alternative plan.
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