Water Blog - Water Quality

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



Bay-Friendly Tips for Snowy Days

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Even after a snow storm, pollution monitoring must go on!  In fact, pollution monitoring must go on, especially after a snow storm! When it snows, a massive amount of salt (sodium chloride) is applied to our roads. While the salt makes…

Taking Our Data to the Next Level

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Today, Blue Water Baltimore, the home of the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper, announced that our tidal water quality monitoring program has achieved Tier III status through the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Chesapeake Bay Program (EPA CBP). This is the highest standard…