Board Of Public Works Approves More Than $1-Million In Clean Water Funding

Some of that goes to the Victor Cullen Center In Sabillasville.


Baltimore, Md (kM) The Maryland Board of Public Works on Thursday approved $1.4-million in grants to help reduce pollution and save energy, including $24,216 for the Victor Cullen Center in Sabillasville.

The Maryland Department of the Environment says the funds will be used to construct an enhanced nutrient removal facility to handle 50-thousand gallons of sewage per day discharged by the Victor Cullen wastewater treatment plant. . The facility will help the Center cut its nitrogen discharge by 62.5%, and its and phosphorus discharge by 85 %. This will reduce the amount of pollution entering the Upper Monocacy River and eventually into the Potomac River, and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay. .

The Board of Public Works also approved funding for two projects in Washington County, and one in Montgomery County

The Board of Public Works consists of Governor Larry Hogan, Treasurer Nancy Kopp and Comptroller Peter Franchot.


By Kevin McManus