Water Blog

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.

Photovoice Artist Highlight: Celena Owens

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At Blue Water Baltimore we know that nobody understands the solutions to the complex challenges facing urban neighborhoods better than its residents. Photovoice is a unique educational workshop series that seeks to empower local communities to see and shape the…

Update: 2017 General Assembly Session

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It has been three weeks since the beginning of the 2017 General Assembly session and our push for a polystyrene phase out is in full swing! Overall, we have received positive feedback regarding SB186/HB229 to eliminate the use of polystyrene…

Stormwater Planters at Prince of Peace Baptist Church

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Thanks to a great partnership with and funding from the National Wildlife Federation, Blue Water Baltimore recently installed two stormwater planters at Prince of Peace Baptist Church in the McElderry Park neighborhood in Southeast Baltimore. Our first effort with this…

2016 Recap from the Water Quality Monitoring Team

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During the winter months, our Water Quality Monitoring Team’s tidal fieldwork goes on temporary hiatus.  But every year from April through November, we take our boat out once per week to monitor water quality in the Baltimore Harbor, Middle Branch,…

2017 Maryland General Assembly Session Starts

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January 11th marked the opening of the 2017 Maryland General Assembly legislative session. Blue Water Baltimore will be in Annapolis collaborating with fellow environmental advocates to ensure our local waterways and the Chesapeake Bay are protected. Over the next 90…

Happy New Year from Blue Water Baltimore!

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The New Year provides an opportunity for all of us – Blue Water Baltimore’s dedicated volunteers, supporters, partners, friends, staff and board members – to reflect on our collective efforts to protect Baltimore’s rivers, streams and Harbor, and to renew…