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The Carroll County Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) spons a public workshop designed to equip Carroll County homeowners with knowledge of how to minimize stormwater runoff from residential properties and prevent stormwater pollution. The workshop will be held every two years. The last workshop was held as follows:

Date: Saturday, March 18, 2017
Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM (Drop-In/Open House)
Place Great Hall @ Carroll Community College

Experts had tables set up in the Great Hall and provided helpful materials and answers to individual questions on the topics listed below, as they related to stormwater pollution prevention. Each expert also provided a brief presentation (~10-15 minutes incl Q&A) on his or her topic.

  1. General Homeowner Best Management Practices
  2. Composting (Yard and Food Waste)
  3. Lawn Care and Landscape Management
  4. Permeable Pavement
  5. Rain Gardens
  6. Reduce, Reuse, Recycle!
  7. Septic Maintenance
  8. Stream Corridor Assessments & Tree Planting

Experts from the Carroll County Master Gardeners, Carroll County Forestry Board, Carroll County Weed Warriors, and Carroll County Department of Land & Resource Management (general water quality and stormwater information) also had tables set up shared information and questions.

This workshop was offered by the Carroll County Environmental Advisory Council (EAC) in partnership with the Carroll County Water Resource Coordination Council and Carroll County Land & Resource Management staff.

For More Information

Please contact us for more information on the workshop by calling or emailing one of the following staff members:

  • Brenda Dinne, Special Projects Coordinator & EAC Staff Liaison (410-386-2140)
  • Jo Reznik, NPDES Compliance Specialist (410-386-2263)
  • Kelly Martin, Administrative Support (410-386-2949)

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NPDES MS4 Materials & Links Related to Businesses