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Posted October 13, 2023

The Anne Arundel County DPW Bureau of Watershed Protection & Restoration’s Fiscal Year 2023 “A Land of Rivers” Annual Report is now available!

The Anne Arundel County DPW Bureau of Watershed Protection & Restoration’s Fiscal Year 2023 “A Land of Rivers” Annual Report is now available! The Anne Arundel County DPW Bureau of Watershed Protection & Restoration’s annual “A Land of Rivers” report summarizes the watershed protection and restoration actions initiated by the Anne Arundel County Department of…

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Posted January 25, 2023

Open for Public Comments – Non-Tidal South River Se

Open for Public Comments! The draft Non-Tidal South River Sediment TMDL Plan will be open for public comments now through Saturday, February 25th at 4:30 PM EST. The draft documents the County’s progress in achieving the sediment TMDL Stormwater Wasteload Allocation for the non-tidal South River. Visit www.aarivers.org or click the link below to access…

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Posted January 18, 2023

Open for Public Comments: Draft Non Tidal Baltimore Harbor Sediment TMDL Implementation Plan

The Anne Arundel County Bureau of Watershed Protection & Restoration recently published the draft Non-Tidal Baltimore Harbor Sediment TMDL Plan, which will be open for public comments now through Saturday, February 18th at 4:30 PM EST. The strategies proposed in the plan will provide treatment to reduce current sediment loads from the MS4 stormwater sector.¬†Anne…

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Posted January 5, 2023

The Anne Arundel County FY22 NPDES MS-4 Annual Report is now available!

The Anne Arundel County FY22 NPDES MS-4 Annual Report is now available! The 5th Generation NPDES MS-4 Permit was issued to the County, by the Maryland Department of the Environment in November 2021, and this is the first Annual Report under the new permit. This report documents County activities that demonstrate compliance with Permit requirements…

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Posted October 25, 2022

NEW Step Pool Stormwater Conveyance Sizing Tool

New web tool for stormwater design in Anne Arundel County! Do you design Step Pool Stormwater Conveyance (SPSC) projects in Anne Arundel County? BWPR has you covered with a suite of guidelines and tools, including the NEW web app – SPSC Sizer! Just published by our Modeling & Analysis Unit, BWPR’s Step Pool Stormwater Conveyance…

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Posted September 26, 2022

Anne Arundel County BWPR “A Land of Rivers” Report is now available!

This report summarizes the cumulative outcomes of the innovative Bay restoration and conservation work supported by the Anne Arundel County DPW Bureau of Watershed Protection & Restoration. This work would not be possible without all of the amazing partners featured, not to mention all the residents that work every day to make Anne Arundel “the…

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Posted July 12, 2022

Video: Innovative Bay Restoration Partnerships in Anne Arundel County

New video alert! Get inspired and learn about how innovative partnerships can turn a shared dream into on-the-ground restoration. Teamwork makes the dream work, especially when it comes to restoring our local waterways! Watch “Innovative Bay Restoration Partnerships in Anne Arundel County” on YouTube at the link below: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2_YrnMIeJII This ~5-minute video highlights three (3)…

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Posted June 14, 2022

The 2022 update of Anne Arundel County’s SPSC Design Guidelines for stormwater professionals is now available!

About SPSCs: Step Pool Stormwater Conveyance Systems (SPSCs) are open-channel conveyance structures that convert, through attenuation ponds and a sand seepage filter, surface storm flow to shallow groundwater flow. These structures feature surface/subsurface runoff storage seams and an energy dissipation design that is aimed at attenuating the flow to a desired level through energy and…

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