Linganore Watershed Action Plan

On March 21, 2006, the Board of County Commissioners approved the Linganore Watershed Action Plan Document, a watershed management plan designed to reduce the sediment and nutrient pollution entering Lake Linganore and address the lake's water quality impairment. The State of Maryland has issued a Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) for Lake Linganore. The Action Plan is the implementation component of the 2004 Linganore Source Water Protection Plan and contains 5 areas of focus:
  • Agriculture
  • Education and Outreach
  • Homeowners Practices
  • Infrastructure and Maintenance
  • Land Development
The action plan calls for changes to county policy, modifications to operational practices and amendments to ordinances and regulations, which county staff is currently working on.