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Howard County Begins Bidding Process for Ellicott City Safe & Sound Retention Pond

Howard County Begins Bidding Process for Ellicott City Safe & Sound Retention Pond

The bidding process has commenced for the H7 pond that is to be constructed within the northeast loop ramp of the US 29/US 40 interchange. Part of County Executive Ball's Ellicott City Safe & Sound plan, the pond will help mitigate flooding in historic Ellicott City by capturing stormwater runoff from the upper parts of the Hudson Branch Watershed and detaining it for longer periods of time.
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Howard County Recertifies Status In Federal Flood Program Community Rating System

Howard County's Bureau of Environmental Services recently submitted its annual Community Rating System (CRS) recertification to the National Flood Insurance Program. To participate in the CRS incentive program and earn discounted rates for residential flood insurance, communities confirm annually that they are performing necessary flood mitigation efforts to protect their communities.
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Howard County to Host Public Meeting on Army Corps Evaluation of Ellicott City Flood Mitigation Plans

March 4, 2020Media Contact:Scott Peterson, Director of Communications, Office of Public Information, 202-277-9412ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County and the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers are holding a public meeting March 9th from 7 – 8:30 p.m. at the George Howard Building, 3430 Court House Dr., in the Banneker Room. At this meeting the Army Corps will present their review of the County’s flood mitigation plan for Ellicott City.“We appreciate the collaboration with the Army...
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