Blue Water Blog - stormwater

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.



Webinar: Green Stormwater Infrastructure in Baltimore

In cities like Baltimore, green stormwater infrastructure helps to protect our waterways while making our communities greener, healthier, and more equitable places to live. However, there are many bureaucratic challenges that make neighborhood greening harder to do.   Join our…

Progress through Partnership: Medstar Harbor Hospital

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Medstar Harbor Hospital (MHH), one of two waterfront hospitals in Maryland, sits on a 30-acre campus directly on the Patapsco River. An extensive lawn and numerous parking lots had for years caused rainwater and pollution to flow off the property…

Rain Barrels: Your Questions Answered

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With April showers come May flowers, and rain barrels can help keep your gardens blooming and our local streams and rivers clean! Looking to install a rain barrel at home? Here are some frequently asked questions answered by our Restoration…

April Showers Don’t Just Bring Flowers

Stormwater flowing into a storm drain on a street.
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We’ve seen lots of rainfall this April, and these April showers don’t just bring flowers. Baltimoreans may be experiencing flooding, sewage backups, and other effects of wet weather. At Blue Water Baltimore, stormwater is always on our mind. We want…

POSTPONED: Tree Care at US Route 40

In light of recent recommendations for reducing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all Blue Water Baltimore events through April 11, 2020 are postponed. Please click here to read the full message from our Executive Director. Thank you so…

POSTPONED: Spring 2020 Kick-Off at Herring Run Nursery

Herring Run Nursery display area

 In light of recent recommendations for reducing the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19), all Blue Water Baltimore events through April 11, 2020 are postponed. Please click here to read the full message from our Executive Director. Thank you so…