Stormwater Management Contact Us

The Stormwater Management Division specializes in Howard County’s stormwater management facilities, local streams, and floodplains. Contact the Stormwater Management Division for the following concerns:

Are you concerned about stream erosion on your property?

Contact Mark S. Richmond, Chief, msrichmond@howardcountymd.gov, 410-313-6413


Is there a stormwater management facility that needs maintenance?

Contact John Slater, jpslater@howardcountymd.gov, 410-313-5932


Are you concerned about excessive aquatic vegetation in stormwater management ponds (duck weed, algae, etc.)?

Contact John Slater, jpslater@howardcountymd.gov, 410-313-5932


Did you observe illicit discharges or dumping into local streams or inlets?

Contact Cynthia Alden, calden@howardcountymd.gov, 410-313-6447 or Max Anthony, manthony@howardcountymd.gov, 410-313-6432, or submit a report online using the Illicit Discharge Form


Do you have questions related to floodplains and flood protection?

Contact Christine Lowe, cslowe@howardcountymd.gov, 410-313-0522