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News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.

RFP: Strategic Planning Consultant

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Blue Water Baltimore (BWB) is seeking proposals from qualified consultants to assist with the design, development, and implementation of a multi-faceted process for our next five-year strategic plan (2024-2028). We want to ensure that our next strategic plan has a…

Wastewater Treatment Plant Update

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Photo: Kristian Bjornard/Wikimedia Commons Baltimore City’s WWTP Progress is Under Judicial Scrutiny as Parties Near Consent Decree Negotiations Over a year ago, Blue Water Baltimore, represented by Chesapeake Legal Alliance and Barley Snyder, filed a notice of intent to sue…

Our Living Waterways

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Words and photos by Cody Matteson Have you ever wondered what gives the water a certain color? Oftentimes, the answer is algae!Our waterways are alive with microorganisms, and to better understand the ecosystem, we must understand these tiny life forms.…

2021 Water Quality Report Card

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2021 marked our ninth season of data collection and analysis in the waterways flowing into the Patapsco River and ultimately the Chesapeake Bay. A snapshot of overall ecological health is shown for each of our 49 monitoring stations here, and…

Back River Community Science, Round Two

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This week we held our second community science event in Back River, and this time forty-three people went out collecting samples in the area. We’re grateful to all our volunteers and to the Back River Restoration Committee (BRRC). BRRC reached…