Since 2014, over 50 congregations in Baltimore have begun the process of reducing their stormwater footprint with the help of Interfaith Partners for the Chesapeake and Blue Water Baltimore. Here is a video clip from Baltimore's Cathedral of the Incarnation, where a new rain garden was dedicated and blessed on May 9th. A schematic of their plans is below. Read more about the Blue Water Congregations program here!
Save Some "GREEN"
Baltimore congregations - have you applied for your stormwater utility fee reduction? If not, please visit our Blue Water Congregations page for instructions how to get this done.
Prince George's County congregations - you need to sign up for the Alternative Compliance Program by March 15th to put your fees on hold for the following year. Click here for more information!
Video - Faith Communities in Maryland Reduce their Polluted Runoff
Water Blues - Green Solutions
Curious what others around the country are doing to live more sustainably? Penn State University has assembled several great videos that explain some of the most complicated urban runoff problems, and what different community groups are doing about them. Maybe one of these videos will inspire you!