Annoucements

October 20, 2015
Rachel B

Yards and Fields: a Water Quality Forum Plus Event

Members of the agricultural and residential communities will unite to share their efforts to improve local water quality. The event will feature presentations by local farmers, local government, and funding organizations that can make your next effort to preserve and improve water quality a reality. The event will take place on Thursday, November 12th from 9 a.m.-2:15 p.m. at Waverly Mansion. ... Read more
August 17, 2015
Rachel B.

Rain Garden Information Session

June 26, 2015
Lindsay D.

Why Howard County Still Has the Watershed Protection Fee

The 2015 Maryland General Assembly passed and the Governor signed SB 863, which lifted the state mandate requiring 10 local jurisdictions to establish a Watershed Protection Fee. However, this bill did not lift the federal mandate requiring local jurisdictions to treat impervious surfaces (such as parking lots) within their borders. Howard County is still required to treat 20 percent of its total... Read more
December 4, 2014
Howard County Government

Howard County Project to Repair Glenshire Towne Storm Water Pond

This project is being partially funded by the Watershed Protection and Restoration Program.     December 4, 2014   Howard County Project to Repair Glenshire Towne Storm Water Pond   ELLICOTT CITY, MD – A Howard County construction project to repair a storm water pond on Glenshire Towne in the vicinity of Hingston Downs in Columbia is scheduled to begin on or about Wednesday, December 10. The... Read more
October 24, 2014
Howard County Government

Howard County Continues Watershed Protection Program with Southview Road Stream Restoration Project

October 13, 2014   Howard County Continues Watershed Protection Program with Southview Road Stream Restoration Project   ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County Executive Ken Ulman announced today that the County’s Watershed Protection and Restoration Program is continuing with a project to repair an eroding stream on Southview Road in the vicinity of Ramsey Drive and Ramblewood Road in Ellicott City... Read more

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