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Howard County Department of Public Works to Host Public Meeting on Guilford Elevated Water Storage Tank Project 

November 13, 2019

Media Contacts:
Mark Miller, Administrator, Office of Public Information, 410-313-2022
Kerri Dinsmore, Project Manager, Department of Public Works, 410-313-5819

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County’s Department of Public Works (DPW) will hold a public meeting on Wednesday, November 20 at 7:00 p.m. in the cafeteria of Patuxent Valley Middle School, 9151 Vollmerhausen Road in Jessup, to discuss the planned construction of a nearby elevated water storage tank.

DPW plans to build a new 2.5-million-gallon elevated water storage tank near 8490 Washington Boulevard in Jessup. An access roadway and related utilities will also be installed at the site. Construction is expected to begin in fall 2021.

The meeting will include a presentation followed by an open discussion. County staff and the project’s design consultant, RK&K, will be on hand to answer any questions and gather public comments.

Those unable to attend the meeting who would like to view the proposed plans and/or have questions regarding the project should contact Ms. Kerri Dinsmore with DPW’s Utility Design Division at 410-313-5819 or email
An interpreter for people who are deaf or hard of hearing will be available if requested seven working days prior to the meeting. Please call DPW at 410-313-3440 (voice) or use Relay at 7-1-1, between 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

For questions or more information about Capital Project W-8262, contact Lisa Brightwell, Public Works Customer Service, at 410-313-3440 or email