Water Blog

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.

Blue Water Baltimore Restoration Blitz

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Blue Water Baltimore is scaling up our restoration blitz during the summer of 2016 to include two new capital projects that have recently broken ground. As we have noted repeatedly, improved water quality cannot wait, which is why Blue Water…

Public Comments Submitted

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On August 5, 2016, Blue Water Baltimore, in conjunction with the Environmental Integrity Project, submitted three sets of public comments in response to the proposed modifications of the Consent Decree filed on June 7, 2016. After failing to meet the…

Jones Falls Stream Restoration

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The Jones Falls Stream Restoration project is a stream channel realignment project designed to restore natural stream conditions to a degraded section of the Jones Falls. This is Blue Water Baltimore’s first stream restoration project, signifying a new level of…

Stop Sewage Overflows in Baltimore!

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ACT NOW: Last Chance to Keep Sewage out of Baltimore’s Homes, Parks and Waterways Before 2033! Since 2011, more than 100 million gallons of sewage have entered streets, homes, parks and waterways in Baltimore. After failing to meet the 2016 deadline,…

Baltimore Consent Decree Petition

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This is your last chance until 2033: Tell EPA and MDE to keep sewage out of Baltimore’s homes, parks and waterways! As you may already know, the public has been invited to submit comments on a proposal to modify Baltimore…

Unpaving Paradise in a Parking Lot

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Rennie Watson, teacher extraordinaire, shares with us the inspiration and drive to work with Blue Water Baltimore and depave 7,000 square feet of parking in Canton to create a community garden. Rennie Watson has always had her students digging in…

Farewell Vince

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If you have not heard, our Nursery Manager, Vince Vizachero, is leaving Blue Water Baltimore. After five years with us, we are sad to see him go, but know he will continue to do great work for Native Plants in…