The Pollution We Cannot See: Toxins in Our Waters

About Blue Water Baltimore

Blue Water Baltimore’s mission is to restore the quality of Baltimore’s rivers, streams and harbor. From organizing trash cleanups and planting trees to monitoring streams and advocating for stronger clean water laws, Blue Water Baltimore is hard at work in communities around the state. Learn more at bluewaterbaltimore.org.

The Health Harbor Report Card

The recently released Healthy Harbor Report Card 2012 contains Blue Water Baltimore’s annual assessment for the Baltimore Harbor. This year the Harbor received an overall grade of C-. The Harbor’s grade, which is based upon 2012 monitoring data collected by the Baltimore Harbor Waterkeeper, was higher than expected. Still, the Harbor met ecological health thresholds only 40 percent of the time, which is just barely a C-.

View the complete Healthy Harbor Report Card here.

To see the Baltimore Harbor’s bacteria monitoring results for yourself, click here.

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Conservation Events

October 11th, 2014- Masonville Cove Field Day

October 25th, 2014- Fort McHenry Field Day

November1st, 2014- Farring-Baybrook Park Tree Planting