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Southwest Baltimore Watershed Meeting
January 20, 2011, 10:13 am
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Southwest Baltimore Watershed Meeting

Watershed 263
Council Meeting

January 25, 2011, 6-8pm
Bon Secours Community Center
26 N. Fulton Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21223

From Parks and People:

Watershed 263 is a 930-acre storm drain area in west and southwest Baltimore City that encompasses part of 12 urban neighborhoods from Sandtown-Winchester in the north to the Carroll-Camden Business Park in the South.  Surface water, carrying trash and pollutants, which collects on streets, alleys and vacant lots into the Baltimore Harbor after traveling through a 43-mile storm drain system that converges into one outfall pipe near the mouth of Gwynns Falls, in the Middle Branch of the Patapsco River.

The Watershed 263 Project focuses on revitalizing urban communities by concentrating on strategies that improve both water quality and quality of life using greening or urban forestry projects.

To learn more, CLICK HERE.



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