September 8, 2022
Baltimore Magazine
Salvation Army and Royal Farms Donate 4,200 Gallons of Water to West Baltimore

On Monday, Baltimore City officials announced the detection of E. coli bacteria in routine water supply samples collected in West Baltimore, with the Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) issuing a required water boil advisory for residents in impacted areas including parts of West, Central, and Southwest Baltimore, as well as portions of Baltimore, Howard, and Anne Arundel Counties. According to Mayor Brandon Scott’s office, the advisory came after developments over the weekend, when DPW first learned of potentially contaminated water from a testing site near Sandtown-Winchester and Harlem Park.

Today, relief efforts continued as The Salvation Army of Central Maryland announced a partnership with Royal Farms to donate roughly 4,200 gallons of water to West Baltimore, with an emphasis on families and seniors who might need it most.

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