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Opinion: Baltimore’s neglected infrastructure led to North Avenue sinkhole. Are there more to come?

August 8, 2022
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The sinkhole on North Ave that opened up last month and forced the demolition of multiple homes is only the latest example of what happens when we don’t properly invest in climate-resilient water infrastructure. As with the chronic issue of sewage backups into our homes, it’s far too easy to adopt an “out of sight, out of mind” attitude toward our underground infrastructure. The incident on North Ave is a reminder that what is hidden will not always stay buried.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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