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PROGRAM DESCRIPTION AND OBJECTIVES

Uncontrolled stormwater runoff from developed areas leads to erosion of stream banks, siltation and widening of stream channels, and localized flooding. Urbanization often impacts stream habitats, leading to declines in the diversity of fish and other aquatic species. Urban runoff also adds to downstream pollution in the Anacostia, Patuxent, and Potomac rivers and the Chesapeake Bay. Multi-state agreements as well as State legislation and programs emphasize the importance of watershed-based programs to protect aquatic habitats and reduce pollution in the Bay and its tributaries.

The objectives of the Stormwater Management program are: protecting natural waterway environments; addressing the...

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