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Baltimore Launches Backflow Preventer Pilot Program

Baltimore Launches Backflow Preventer Pilot Program

In October, the City of Baltimore announced a pilot program to install backflow preventers in qualifying homeowners’ sewer laterals as part of an effort to reduce sewage backflow into residents’ homes. Some of the older homes in certain sections of the city are prone...

Electric Vehicle (EV) Programs Critical to the Future of Cities Across the Country

Electric Vehicle (EV) Programs Critical to the Future of Cities Across the Country

Mike Chambers and Kristin Glehan gave an excellent presentation on electric vehicles (EV) and the importance of adoption by cities across the world. They also discuss how, in addition to EV support, HomeServe's NLC Service Line Warranty Program and leak protection...

Getting the Lead Out: Public and Private Resources for Cities to Address Lead in Water Infrastructure

Getting the Lead Out: Public and Private Resources for Cities to Address Lead in Water Infrastructure

According to the NRDC's new national survey of lead water service lines, between 9.7 million and 12.8 million lead pipes are connected to residences. The federal government is focused on this issue as Congress has passed President Biden's infrastructure proposal,...