Water Blog

News, notes and thoughts from Blue Water Baltimore.

Voices of Deep Blue: Adeline, Mondawmin

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I’ve lived in the Greater Mondawmin area for the past 32 years. We have so many assets here; people just need to see it. My first project with Blue Water Baltimore was a stenciling project for stormwater remediation. We got…

New Changes to the Stormwater Fee

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Baltimore City Department of Public Works (DPW) recently announced several changes to the City’s Storwmater Remediation Fee, based on citizen feedback. Blue Water Baltimore supports these policy changes, and appreciates DPW’s approach to making changes, which include: Tax-exempt veterans’ organizations…

Voices of Deep Blue: Celena, Oliver

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For a long time, I stood on the sidelines. A lot of people do. When you look around, people may assume, “Oh people don’t care,” but it’s not that. Because, when you talk to people, you really realize how much…

Voices of Deep Blue: Barbara, Mondawmin

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My name is Barbara Anderson-Dandy, and I bring greetings from historic Auchentoroly Terrace. We are the beautiful community facing Druid Hill Park, and our tree canopy is like that of no other in the city. Our partnership with Blue Water…

Meet the New Holy Covenant Rain Garden

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On Sunday, September 17, a new garden was born at the Episcopal Church of the Holy Covenant. Members of the congregation both young and old who assisted with planting joined the new Pastor to bless a newly installed rain garden.. The…

A Shocking Discovery in the Jones Falls

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Some like it hot. Trout like it cool. To put in scientific terms, they are a “coldwater obligate” species — meaning if the water is too warm (or too dirty), you won’t find any. As we work to make our…

The Photovoice Project: Mondawmin

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This spring, Blue Water Baltimore’s Education & Outreach Manager, Michel Anderson, facilitated a series of three workshops in Baltimore City’s Mondawmin neighborhood entitled Photovoice: Mondawmin. The project was generously funded by the Chesapeake Bay Trust and the National Fish &…