Water­shed restora­tion pub­lic meet­ing sched­uled May 9

Maryland Independent - - News -

The Depart­ment of Plan­ning and Growth Man­age­ment will hold a water­shed restora­tion pub­lic meet­ing 6 p.m. Mon­day, May 9, in the Charles County Gov­ern­ment Build­ing, 200 Bal­ti­more St., La Plata. The meet­ing will cover the draft doc­u­ments on the Port To­bacco River Water­shed as­sess­ment, Mat­ta­woman Creek and Lower Patux­ent River Water­shed as­sess­ments, and the Charles County Stormwa­ter Restora­tion Plan.

The restora­tion plan ad­dresses To­tal Max­i­mum Daily Loads (TMDL) with stormwa­ter waste load al­lo­ca­tions in­clud­ing the fol­low­ing: Mat­ta­woman Creek nu­tri­ent TMDL, Lower Patux­ent River — In­dian Creek fe­cal co­l­iform bac­te­ria TMDL, Po­tomac River Ti­dal poly­chlo­ri­nated biphenyl TMDLs, and Ch­e­sa­peake Bay nu­tri­ent and sed­i­ment TMDL.

These doc­u­ments will be avail­able at www. charle­scoun­tymd.gov/water­shed be­gin­ning Mon­day, May 9. Res­i­dents wish­ing to make ver­bal or writ­ten com­ments are en­cour­aged to at­tend the pub­lic meet­ing and/or review the plans on­line. Com­ments will be ac­cepted un­til Thurs­day, June 9.

For more in­for­ma­tion about the meet­ing or al­ter­na­tives to re­view­ing the plans on­line, con­tact Karen Wiggen at WiggenK@ Charle­sCoun­tyMD.gov or 301-645-0540.

Com­ments may be mailed to: Charles County Depart­ment of Plan­ning and Growth Man­age­ment, Plan­ning Divi­sion, P.O. Box 2150, La Plata, MD 20646, Attn: Karen Wiggen or by e-mail at WiggenK@ Charle­sCoun­tyMD.gov. Cit­i­zens with special needs, con­tact the Mary­land Re­lay Ser­vice at 711, or Re­lay Ser­vice TDD: 800735-2258.

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