Below is a citizen letter requesting our City mayor and aldermen to speak out for clean water on our behalf; the letter gives you some explanation of the issue. Will you add your name? If so please respond to firstname.lastname@example.org with your name as you would like it printed. And if so inclined, please share […]
Saturday October 18th a troop of girl scouts planted trees with the non-profit Stream-Links Education along Glade Creek…12 new Water Watchers! More vegetation along the creek helps keep sediments along the bank and not in the creek. Glade Creek flows in to the Monocacy River, an important source of public drinking water. The […]
Join us to request that our Frederick City elected officials voice their opposition to development in the Linganore Source Water Protection Area. Water coming from that area makes up the majority of Frederick City’s tap water. Read the letter. If you wish to sign send your name as you want it printed to: email@example.com. Read the […]
With generous support from Wells Fargo, Friends of Frederick County has launched the “Clean Water – Healthy Kids” campaign to clean streams, plant trees and help residents understand the connection between clean streams, drinking water, health and civic pride. We invite you to be part of the Rock Creek clean up team. […]
In 2013 City of Frederick tap water violated federal health standards for carcinogenic chlorination byproducts. Three of the 8 official sampling sites had contaminant levels above what is considered safe for drinking. This health hazard is a result of polluted source water (streams, rivers, lake); it is not due to any deficiency on the part of the Frederick […]
Citizens concerned with water quality, your drinking water, land use and the environment are sharing trees. Please donate to our Healthy Streams Frederick County campaign! Learn about the trees and what environmental conditions they like. River Birch Fact Sheet and Planting Guide Redosier Dogwood Fact Sheet and Planting Guide Silky Dogwood Eastern Red Bud […]
There are growing threats to Frederick County streams, to Lake Linganore and potentially to source drinking water. Read to find out more. and adopt a grid!