Pond Retrofit Approaches for Stormwater Management

Tuesday, November 29, 2016
10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Metropolitan Washington Council of Governments
Rooms 4 & 5
777 North Capitol St. NE, Suite 300
Washington, DC 20002

Contact: Karl Berger


  • Speakers
    • Montgomery and Fairfax County staff - Opti-RTC (remote sensing) pond applications
    • Baltimore County, MD staff - self-converting wetlands
    • Carroll County, MD staff - dry pond sand filter retrofits
  • Focus
    • Presentation of data from in-field applications
    • Facilitated discussion of further steps needed to 1) gain regulatory approval; 2) obtain or increase Bay Program reduction credits; 3) determine functional uplift
  • Anticipated Outcomes
    • Regional approach to how gain approval for the use of such practices to meet MS4 and Chesapeake Bay Program requirements


Meeting Materials & Work Products:

  • Power Point presentations by speakers
  • Briefing paper with next steps for research/implementation, with links to presentations and postings on COG’s website, available to submit to the states, Bay Program and funding entities

FY17 Work Program Support:

  • Focus - Urban Stormwater Management Services
  • Pursue innovative solutions to stormwater challenges, shared through workshops, technical exchanges and other forums