Seal of Caroll County, Maryland


Bureau of Utilities

Contact Information:

Phone:
    410-386-2164
Fax:
    410-386-2752
TT users (MD Relay):
    711/800-735-2258

Bureau of Utilities

The Bureau of Utilities is responsible for the Operation and Maintenance of water and wastewater facilities in specific areas of Carroll County.

Water: The Bureau of Utilities operates and maintains a 3.0 mgd (million gallon per day) filtration plant known as the Freedom District Water Treatment Plant, five water storage tanks, two booster stations and 120 miles of distribution mains in the Freedom area.

The Bureau is also responsible for the operation and maintenance of the Bark Hill Water supply, which became operational in May, 1993; and the Pleasant Valley Community Water system, operational since March of 1991. Groundwater source in the Freedom servicing area to supplement the Freedom District Water Treatment Plant DTCx in use and others being developed.

In addition, the Bureau is responsible for meter readings as well as hydrant and meter replacement and maintenance. Annual water quality reports, as mandated by EPA, are available upon request for areas we service. (Ask for the most recent Consumer Confidence Report for your area by calling (410)386-2164, or you will find it on the website.)

Sewer: The Bureau of Utilities operates and maintains a 0.9 mgd wastewater treatment plant in Hampstead, along with 35 miles of collection lines including six sewer pumping stations. In the Freedom District, the Bureau is accountable for the entire collection system (98 miles), which include ten major sewer pumping stations that feed the Maryland Environmental Services Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Pleasant Valley Wastewater Treatment Plant became operational in March, 1997, serving approximately 51 residences/businesses. The Bureau is also responsible for the operation and maintenance of several Board of Education facilities: South Carroll Wastewater Treatment Plant, Winfield Sewer Pumping Station, and Runnymede Wastewater Treatment Plant.

Water Quality Reports: (Adobe Acrobat Files)

      2012: Bark Hills ---- Bramble Hills -- Freedom District -- Pleasant Valley New

      2011: Bark Hills ---- Bramble Hills -- Freedom District -- Pleasant Valley

      2010: Bark Hills ---- Bramble Hills -- Freedom District -- Pleasant Valley

      2009: Bark Hills ---- Bramble Hills -- Freedom District -- Pleasant Valley

      2008: Bark Hills ---- Bramble Hills -- Freedom District -- Pleasant Valley

      2007: Bark Hills ---- Bramble Hills -- Freedom District -- Pleasant Valley