DIY: Solutions for Managing Water Runoff

DIY: Solutions for Managing Water Runoff –  Friday October 19 2-3 pm or  Friday Nov 9 from 6-7 pm

Got Rain? This introductory session on water runoff will give information about what stormwater is and how to manage it on your property for your benefit and the well-being of the entire community and watershed.   Guidance, handouts, and discussion points will address the following questions:  Why water runoff can be a problem for property owners,  how (much) runoff is generated on your property,  how water flows across and leaves your property,  and how you can reduce the amount of stormwater leaving your property through Best Management Practices (BMP). No cost to attend, but registration is required.  For questions or to register, contact Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development at 301-387-3069, email or register online at This session will be held at Garrett College STEM Building, Room 201 and is being sponsored by Garrett College Continuing Education and Workforce Development, University of Maryland Extension, Garrett County Government, and the Deep Creek Watershed Foundation.

The University of Maryland Extension programs are open to any person and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, national origin, marital status, genetic information, political affiliation, and gender identity or expression. Anyone with a disability that requires special assistance for participation in the program should contact the extension office at 301-334-6960.