The following is an overview of the current status of Calvert County Hurricane Irene cleanup efforts.
County government offices are open today, Tuesday, August 30, with liberal leave policy in effect for employees.
Several county roads remain blocked by downed trees.
Electric utilities are reporting outage statistics on their websites. Residents may still report outages by calling their power provider.
SMECO: 1-877-747-6326; https://www.smeco.coop/
BGE: 1-877-778-2222; http://www.bge.com/
Showers/Water/Mobile Device Charge Centers
The following county facilities remain open for those who need a place to shower, gather water and charge mobile devices. Citizens must bring shower supplies, receptacles for collecting water and their own chargers.
Edward T. Hall Aquatic, 6 a.m.-9 p.m.
130 Auto Drive, Prince Frederick
Cove Point Park Pool, 8 a.m.-8:45 p.m.
750 Cove Point Rd., Lusby
Northeast Community Center, 9 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
4075 Gordon Stinnett Blvd., Chesapeake Beach
All three Calvert County temporary shelters were closed effective 5:15 p.m., Monday, August 29. Residents who experience life-threatening structural emergencies involving their home should call 9-1-1; otherwise they should contact their insurance company for assistance with repairs.
Tree/green storm-related debris is limited to un-bagged leaves, trees, limbs, branches, bushes, shrubs, etc. For more information on the Calvert County, Maryland, Department of Public Works, call 410-535-0905; email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Free Drop-Off at Appeal and Barstow Landfills
Now through Sept. 16, 7 a.m. - 7 p.m.
After Sept. 16, tree/green debris must be taken to Appeal Landfill and a fee of $65.27 per ton will apply.
Tree/green debris and construction debris brought to either site in commercial vehicles will be charged the commercial rate.
Free Roadside Collection
Tuesday, Sept. 6, through Friday, Sept. 16
Place debris in front of private property, in the county right-of-way only; ensure debris is placed at least two feet from the road edge.
County trucks will canvas neighborhoods to remove this vegetative debris.
Construction and Demolition Debris Disposal
Carpeting, sheetrock, wood, roofing or insulation and wind-blown garbage
Accepted at the Appeal and Barstow landfills for free now through Sept. 4.
After Sept. 4 demolition debris must be taken to Appeal Landfill and a fee of $65.27 per ton will apply.
Residents should tune to local radio and TV stations, the county website at http://www.co.cal.md.us and Comcast Channel 6. Those needing non-emergency assistance can call the Calvert County Department of Public Safety at 410-535-0396 or 0314.