Stormwater Management Program
Division of Environmental Management
16232 Elliott Parkway
Williamsport, MD 21795
(Google Map Location)
Phone: (240) 313-2600
Fax: (240) 313-2601
TTY users may call any government office through the Maryland Relay Service
Monday - Friday
7:30am to 4:30pm
The mission of Washington County's Stormwater Management Program is to educate the public and to protect, maintain and enhance public health, safety and general welfare by protecting water quality and reducing local flooding associated with the effects of land development through the use of best management practices.
NATIONAL POLLUTANT DISCHARGE ELIMINATION SYSTEM (NPDES)
This website serves the purpose of helping homeowners find ways to reduce stormwater either by management installations or by adopting habits that reduce stormwater runoff and/or reduce the pollution contained wherein.
The University of Connecticut Center for Land Use Education and Research developed this App as a resource for homeowners, landscapers, contractors, and others.
The App will guide you through the process of designing, installing, and maintaining a rain garden.
The App includes basic information about what rain gardens are and how they work; guidance on how to design and install them properly; and tips on maintaining your garden. The app includes several short video tutorials to help users with each step of the process.
The Chesapeake Stormwater Network has developed guidelines for designing stormwater management BMPS in karst terrain. More Info...
USEFUL STORMWATER LINKS:
- Maryland Department of Environment
- Maryland Department of Environment Stormwater Management
- Maps (best viewed with Chrome or Firefox)
- Washington County Soil Conservation District
- National Resources Conservation District
- Alliance for the Chesapeake Bay
- County Engineers Assocation of Maryland