Water Stories

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments and DEP receive joint BUBBA Award for innovation!

First, what exactly is a "BUBBA Award"? BUBBA is an abbreviation for Best Urban Best Management Practices in the Bay. Administered by the Chesapeake Stormwater

Your "green" spring to-do list!

From the spring peepers calling to the daffodils in bloom, the earliest signs of the spring are all around us! With spring right around the

Local Grants: Engaging volunteers, beautifying a community and solving problems

In 2015, Bethesda Green received a $32,000 grant to help Glen Waye Garden Condominiums address some stormwater runoff concerns.  During this year long project, community

Does your HOA have a pet poop problem?

Your HOA may be eligible to participate in the County Pet Waste Management Program! The Montgomery County Department of Environmental Protection (DEP) is partnering with

Empowering places of worship to build and expand in Montgomery County

On November 9, 2016, more than 100 members of Montgomery County ’s faith community took part in an Open House for places of worship to

You're Invited! Greenbriar Local Park soon to open in Potomac

Join us for the grand opening of Greenbriar Local Park on Saturday, November 5th from 11 am - 1 pm! Greenbriar Local Park, located at

County Executive joins in signing of the Anacostia River Accord

Montgomery County Executive Ike Leggett joined District of Columbia Mayor Muriel Bowser and Prince George’s County Executive Rushern L. Baker III today to sign the

Join us at the first Festival del Rio Anacostia!

Grab the kids and head to the water to celebrate the Anacostia River!  This free bilingual, family-friendly event features boat rides, fishing (license required for

Councilmember Craig Rice celebrates the Chesapeake Bay

Chesapeake Bay Awareness Week was earlier this month, but to County Councilmember Craig Rice, we should be celebrating the Bay and our local waters all

Did you know? Green Streets are benefiting our streams

The Did You Know? segment of Montgomery County Cable examines various departments, services, programs, and partners of the County government.  This episode features the Department of
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