Upper Patuxent River
Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties, Maryland are receiving Federal grant
funding and State technical assistance to prepare a Watershed Restoration Action Strategy
(WRAS) for the Upper Patuxent River watershed. This Maryland 8-digit watershed (02131104)
is ranked as a Priority Watershed in need of restoration by the 1998 Maryland Clean Water
Action Plan. Anne Arundel and Prince George’s Counties applied for grant funding and
volunteered to develop a bi-county strategy in this watershed to improve water quality and in-stream
habitat using Low Impact Development (LID) techniques and restoration projects.
The purpose of the Watershed Characterization is to assist Anne Arundel and Prince
George’s Counties in collecting information and identifying issues that may be used as the
Counties generate the Watershed Restoration Action Strategy.
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Updated on January 7, 2003