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Watershed Protection and Restoration Program

The WPRP Division is responsible for the environmental assessment, restoration implementation, and ecological evaluation work associated with the County's clean water obligations under its Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System (MS4) permit and the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL).


In the Spotlight

Our Programs

The WPRP is composed of three functional programs:

Erik Michelsen, Administrator

Restoration Photos

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WPRP Resources

​​Water Drop    BMP Maintenance Guidance New

​​Water Drop   Stormwater Quiz

​​Water Drop   WPRF Stormwater Remediation Fee Credit Agreement

Water Drop   Financial Assurance Plan

Water Drop   Explore Your Watershed 

Water Drop   Watershed Restoration Grant Program

Water Drop   The Science of Stormwater

Water Drop   Illicit Discharge Detection & Elimination Program

Water Drop   Reduce Stormwater Pollution at Your Home

Water Drop   Install a Rain Garden

Water Drop   Deice The Bay-Friendly Way

Water Drop   Annual Reports

Water Drop   Responsible Boating

Water Drop   Severn River Commission

WPRP Restoration Project Goals

(Number of projects completed/anticipated)

WPRP MS4 Attainment Goals

(acres to date/projected acres)

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