Howard County Stormwater Solution Programs

On a sunny weekday afternoon, I met with Rachel Beebe, a Sustainability Project Manager at Howard Country’s Office for Community Sustainability, to discuss Howard County’s stormwater programs, detailed below. If you’ve ever wondered how you could help to mitigate stormwater impacts in your community, just know that Howard County has programs available to make it…

Read More

An Interview with Local Stormwater Expert, Lori Lilly

A devastating flood surged through Ellicott City’s historic district a month and a half ago, destroying homes and businesses, flushing cars into the Patapsco River, toppling many trees and wiping away herbaceous plants along its course. It is hard to assign a value to what was lost. Not only are some people without their possessions,…

Read More

Howard County WIN- Discussing Stormwater Impacts

Last week I attended my first Howard County Watershed Improvement Network (WIN) meeting. WIN is a group of stakeholders with a shared interest in protecting and restoring local watersheds. It is facilitated by the Howard County office of Community Sustainability and meets regularly. (See below for a list and links to some of the participating…

Read More