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Watershed Protection and Restoration Program

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Resources for Stewards

Here you will find resources for Master Watershed Stewards. COVID-19 Guidance Letter to Master Watershed Stewards Policy and Forms WSA Policies and Guidelines Event Attendance & Media Release Form Release of Liability for Property Owners Form Resources WSA Toolbox Reporting Steward Activity...


Stormwater Practices What is stormwater runoff? Stormwater runoff originates during precipitation events when water flows over the ground. Hard surfaces such as streets and rooftops increase runoff by preventing water from soaking into the ground. Water running over these hard surfaces can pick up...

Need a Virtual Stormwater Site Consultation?

Do you have flooding issues on your property? The Watershed Team can help you by making suggestions specific to your site through a virtual stormwater site consultation. Virtual site consultations can address issues in your backyard such as drainage problems, erosion concerns, and placement of rain...

Property Information

The property information form is the section where an indiividual enters the information about the property where the stormwater BMP is located. Question Description Acknowledgement Clicking yes allows you to enter and submit information. For more information on why we ask this question, click here...


This site explains the data entry fields associated with the Stormwater Management and Restoration Tracker (SMART). Download the entire manual here. Introduction Property Owner Information

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Meet Our Stewards

Our Watershed Stewards are hard at work to improve the quality of their local waterways and the Chesapeake Bay! Click on the profiles below to meet some of our Stewards and learn about the amazing work that they have achieved. Howard County WSA - Barbara Schmeckpeper St. Mary's County WSA - Liz...

Cecil County Steward Application

Thank you for your interest in joining the Watershed Stewards Academy! The deadline to submit an application for the 2019 WSA Certification Course has passed , but we encourage you to reach out to us about your interest in future classes . Application Instructions Please review the Cecil County...


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