Wastewater Overflow at Marley Creek Near Norman Road in Glen Burnie

Anne Arundel County Department of Health
Recreational Water Quality Alert


Wastewater Overflow at Marley Creek
Near Norman Road in Glen Burnie

June 2, 2022


A break in a 12-inch gravity sewer main caused a 10,800-gallon sanitary sewer overflow today in Glen Burnie. The overflow entered a tributary of Marley Creek near Norman Road. Bureau of Utility Operations Sewer Line Repair crews repaired an eight-foot section of the main.

Signs alerting the community have been posted and the area was cleaned and limed. The Maryland Department of Environment and the Anne Arundel County Department of Health have been notified.  

People coming in contact with the affected ground are advised to immediately wash well with soap and warm water. Clothing should also be washed.

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