The Environment Article, Title 9, Subtitle 5 of the Annotated Code of Maryland, requires each county to develop water supply and sewerage systems in accordance with a county master plan that specifies the extent, adequacy, sizing, staging, and other characteristics of such facilities so that they are in compliance with State laws relating to water pollution, environmental protection, and land use. It further specifies that the extension and expansion of such water supply and sewerage systems shall be consistent with the County's General Development Plan
(GDP). The State also requires that each county conduct an update of its Master Plan for Water Supply and Sewerage Systems every three years. Anne Arundel County's most recent Master Plan for Water Supply and Sewerage Systems was adopted in May 2013 and amended by the County Council in 2014. The amendments are currently pending final approval from the Maryland Department of the Environment.
The goals of the County Master Plan for Water Supply and Sewerage Systems are to:
Please use the map below to find the corresponding Water and Sewer Service Area Maps to the right.