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Thursday’s Rain Triggers EC Safe and Sound Enhanced Stream Debris Removal Action

Thursday’s rainfall has triggered the second enhanced stream debris removal action since Howard County Executive Calvin Ball unveiled Phase One of his EC Safe and Sound plan in December 2018. As part of his plan to ensure public safety, Ball ordered inspections and debris removal of nine streams any time the County has a rainfall of two inches or greater in a 24-hour period, or after an hour of sustained winds more than 30 mph. 
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First EC Safe and Sound Enhanced Stream Debris Removal Action Wrapping Up

First EC Safe and Sound Enhanced Stream Debris Removal Action Wrapping Up

Howard County Executive Calvin Ball announced the first enhanced stream debris removal action is concluding under Phase One of his EC Safe and Sound Plan, which was implemented in December 2018. As part of his plan to ensure public safety, Ball ordered inspections and debris removal of nine streams any time the County has a rainfall of two inches or greater in a 24-hour period, or after an hour of sustained winds more than 30 mph. A wind storm on February 25 triggered this first action.
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