You can help reduce stormwater runoff and protect our water. Check out these helpful tips and stormwater management best practices.
- MS4 Permit Annual Update Report: Read about the progress made during the proceeding permit year for Howard County's Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) Permit.
- Countywide Implementation Strategy: Read the County's restoration plan to meet our MS4 Permit.
- Water Resources Element: Learn how Howard County is taking steps to ensure adequate water resource capacities to meet future growth needs.
- Watershed Assessments and Public Works Projects: Learn what the County's Department of Public Works is doing to meet our stormwater needs and goals.
- The Rain Facts: Blame the runoff, not the rain!
- Project Map: View recently installed stormwater projects using funds from the Watershed Protection and Restoration Fund.
- Live Green Howard YouTube Channel: Check out these engaging, informative videos on stormwater management, waste reduction, pollution prevention, and more!
- Maryland Stormwater Management Program: Find out how the Maryland Department of the Environment (MDE) is helping to improve stormwater management in our state.
- How-To Guides: Coming soon!
- Contractors: Coming soon! We’ll post contact information for contractors who can help with your stormwater project!
- Tips to Live Green: Living “greener” is easy with these tips.
- Top 10 Tips to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle: Learn how to produce less waste to help protect the environment.
- EPA Stormwater Management: Access helpful stormwater management information from the EPA Office of Water.
- EPA NPDES Permit Program: Learn everything you ever wanted to know about the EPA’s National Pollutant Discharge Elimination System (NPDES) permit program.
- EPA Stormwater Calculator: This application helps people reduce the amount of runoff on their property by estimating the annual amount of rainwater and frequency of runoff from a specific site anywhere in the U.S.
- NC State University Research & Publications: Read NC State’s Stormwater Engineering Group’s research.
- Villanova University Research & Publications: Learn how VU’s College of Engineering conducts research on Stormwater Control Measures (SCMs) by leveraging campus infrastructure as a test bed.
- Washington Stormwater Center: Read how Washington State helps stormwater managers navigate the complexities and challenges of stormwater management.
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