Maryland Department of the EnvironmentPrince George's (301) 883-7681Charles (301) 609-6751Calvert (301) 535-3922St. Mary's (301) 475-4321
Oil Spill Drinking Water Advisory
Aquasco, MD (April 14, 2000) — The Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE), in cooperation with local health departments from Prince George's, Charles, Calvert and St. Mary's counties have assessed the potential for groundwater contamination in areas along the Patuxent River. Individual drinking water supplies or public water wells have not been impacted by residual accumulations of oil from the recent spill. Therefore, residents in this region can confidently rely on the fact that their water wells and community supplies remain safe to drink.
These individual and community well supplies remain unaffected principally due to the following factors:
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