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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 the following functional programs:

Erik Michelsen, Administrator


Restoration Photos

Created with flickr slideshow.


WPRP Resources

Water Drop   Stormwater Management Property Tax Credit Program

Water Drop   Storm Drain Marking Program

Water Drop   Waterfront Homeowners Guide

Water Drop   Mosquitoes and Stormwater BMPs

Water Drop   Annual Reports

​​Water Drop    BMP Maintenance Guidance ​

​​Water Drop   WPRF Stormwater Remediation Fee Credit Agreement

Water Drop   Financial Assurance Plan

Water Drop   Watershed Restoration Grant Program

Water Drop   Illicit Discharge Detection & Elimination Program

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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