Blue Water Blog - Author Archives: Carl Simon

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.

Breaking New Ground at Govans Presbyterian

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Last week Blue Water Baltimore joined members of Govans Presbyterian Church to break ground on an exciting new $135,000 stormwater project. Though it might be hard to tell from blueprints and place markers, this will soon be the site of…

Blue Water Baltimore Restoration Blitz

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Blue Water Baltimore is scaling up our restoration blitz during the summer of 2016 to include two new capital projects that have recently broken ground. As we have noted repeatedly, improved water quality cannot wait, which is why Blue Water…

Library Square Greening and Stormwater Restoration

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Library Square, surrounded by blocks of pavement and urban development, has a large wedge of green space which is anchored by one of Baltimore’s Enoch Pratt Free Library. In August, Blue Water Baltimore and Biohabitats agreed to contract terms to complete…

Here Come 450 New Street Trees for Baltimore

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The Department of Natural Resources, Chesapeake and Coastal Services Unit recently announced $300,000 in funding to Blue Water Baltimore to plant  450 new street trees and remove of 3/4 acre of concrete in Baltimore. These new funds will enable Blue Water…

Library Square Stormwater Management

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On August 3, Blue Water Baltimore agreed to contract terms with Biohabitats for a MAJOR community greening and stormwater restoration project at Library Square. This project, Blue Water Baltimore’s largest single stormwater management project to date, will treat runoff flowing…

YouthWorks Program

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This year, we have expanded our summer program to offer job placements for up to 14 students through the Youthworks program as well as six crew supervisors for young adults hired directly by Blue Water Baltimore. This significant effort almost…