Disposition of Regulation Requests for 2009

  • Severn RiverValentine Creek - No Action.
  • Sassafras River – No Action.
  • State of Maryland – PWC Operation – No Action but recommended that new wording be developed between DNR and the Attorney General’s Office that would provide for an intermediate fine level.
  • Potomac River Caledon Natural Area – Allow park sponsored activities and DCR staffed vessels to operate in the area during the restricted period.
  • Potomac River – Smoot Bay – Minimum/No Wake speed in the area marked by the Department buoys, due to the placement of approximately 200 mooring buoys.

Chesapeake Bay Hotline

Call 1-877-224-7229

to report any of the following

  • Boating accident or reckless activity
  • Fish kill or algal bloom
  • Floating debris that poses a hazard to navigation
  • Illegal fishing activity
  • Public sewer leak or overflow
  • Oil or hazardous material spill
  • Critical area or wetlands violation
  • Suspicious or unusual activity