Baltimore’s Voice Was Heard: We Want Clean Water

From the Desk of the Executive Director: Last Monday, April 9th, was the final day of the Legislative Session in Maryland.  After the exciting passage of two top priority bills the week before–increased funding for Waste Water Treatment Plants and limits on where septics systems could be built–it was time to turn attention to important…

A Rain Garden Today Keeps Stormwater Away

Rain is great. I heartily encourage my kids to stick out their tongues and catch a few cold drops of precious spring moisture every April. Rain on impervious surfaces, however, is bad. In our developed environment, impervious surfaces such as streets, sidewalks, parking lots, and roofs are often more prevalent than green space. And lacking…

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Our Big Day in Annapolis for the Clean Water Rally

[Note: This post was written by T.J. Mullen, President of BMP Inc. and Chairman of the Blue Water Baltimore Board of Directors.] My son Jack and I accompanied a lively group from Blue Water Baltimore to Annapolis on Wednesday, March 28th 2012, for the Rally for Clean Water, organized by the Clean Water, Healthy Families…

We Deserve a Pollution Diet for the Bay AND our Local Waterways

My name is Tina Meyers and I just started two weeks ago at Blue Water Baltimore as the new Baltimore Harbor WATERKEEPER for Blue Water Baltimore.  I am SUPER excited to be your new on-the-water advocate, and I can’t wait to get to know our supporters in more depth.  However, there is an urgent issue…