January 25, 2021

Media Contacts:

Mark Miller, Administrator, Office of Public Information, 410-313-2022
Michele Monde, Department of Public Works, 410-313-0844

ELLICOTT CITY, MD – Howard County’s Department of Public Works (DPW) will hold a virtual public meeting on Tuesday, February 9th starting at 7:00 p.m., to present plans for a stormwater pond retrofit project in the vicinity of 10000 Junction Drive in Savage.

To improve the stormwater management pond, DPW’s Stormwater Management Division plans to install a new concrete principal spillway pipe and riser structure, as well as a clay core and filter diaphragm in the pond embankment. In addition, storm drain inflows will be realigned and riprap will be placed along the inflows to reduce erosion and the outfall to reduce erosive velocities. This project is expected to begin in August 2021.

The informal meeting will include an overview of the design followed by an open discussion. County staff and the project’s design consultant, Century Engineering, will be on hand to answer any questions and gather public comments. To participate in the meeting by computer, go to www.webex.com and click “join;” the meeting number is 180 733 0650 and “stormwater” is the password. To participate by phone, call 1-650-479-3207 (note, fees may apply) and enter the access code 180 733 0650.=

Those unable to participate in the virtual meeting who would like to view the plans and/or have questions, should contact Ms. Michele Monde with DPW’s Stormwater Management Division at 410-313-0444 or email [email protected].

This project is funded through the Howard County’s Watershed Protection and Restoration Fund.

For questions or more information about Capital Project D-1177, contact Lisa Brightwell, Public Works Customer Service, at 410-313-3440 or email [email protected].

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