storm water

Understanding Montgomery County’s Water Quality Protection Charge (EBR-19)

In 2012, the State of Maryland passed the Watershed Protection and Restoration Program (HB-987), which applies to the nine largest counties in Maryland (Anne Arundel, Baltimore, Carroll, Charles, Frederick, Harford, Howard, Montgomery, and Prince George’s) and Baltimore City that are federally...

Understanding Carroll County’s Stormwater Remediation Fee (EBR-28)

Stormwater runoff originates during precipitation when water flows over the ground. Impervious surfaces, such as streets and rooftops, increase runoff by preventing water from soaking into the ground. Water running over impervious surfaces can pick up sediment, chemicals, debris, and toxins which...

Rain Garden Workshop

Saturday, Apr. 12, 2014 -
10:00am to 12:00pm
Ellicott City, Howard County
http://www.eventbrite.com/e/rain-gardens-howard-county-tickets-105904613... Rain Garden Workshop A rain garden is a small garden landscaped to collect, store, and absorb stormwater runoff in its loose underlying soil. Rain gardens are strategically placed to intercept stormwater runoff and hold it...

Understanding Howard County’s Stormwater Remediation Fee

The stormwater remediation fee is similar to fees for other public services such as sewer, drinking water, and state highways.

Understanding Frederick County’s Stormwater Remediation Fee

In 2012, the State of Maryland passed the Watershed Protection and Restoration Program (HB-987) which mandates that counties subject to a certain municipal stormwater permit institute a stormwater remediation fee. The purpose of the charge is to manage pollution carried by stormwater into local...
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