Watershed Evolution

Watershed Evolution

Jobs, Opportunities, and…

Maryland and Howard County are a great place to live and work. As a result, the state and county populations have exploded.

And with it:

  • More People
  • More Homes
  • More Crops
  • More Farm Animals
  • More communities
  • More offices
  • More Shopping Areas
  • More Cars
  • More Roads
  • More Schools
  • More Churches
  • More Parking Lots
  • More Imperviousness
  • More Pollution

Erosion Due to More Runoff and Impervious Surfaces

All that added runoff increases the flow of rain water, and causes more and more erosion.