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Aeration System

The headwaters of Rock Creek have an Aeration System install by Anne Arundel County in 1982.

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Local Environmental Agencies

The Chesapeake Bay Safety and Environmental Hotline ( 1-877-224-7229): a toll-free phone number for Maryland citizens to call to report a problem on the tidal portions of Maryland’s portion of the Chesapeake Bay as well as the Coastal Bays. One phone call will direct citizens to the appropriate agency 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to report any of the following:

  • Boating accident or reckless activity
  • Fish kill or algal bloom
  • Floating debris that poses a hazard to navigation
  • Illegal fishing activity
  • Public sewer leak or overflow
  • Oil or hazardous material spill
  • Critical area or wetlands violation
  • Suspicious or unusual activity

Maryland Department of the Environment:  (866) 633-4686. 24-hr hotline to report any environmental emergency that poses an immediate threat to the public health or the well-being of the environment such as oil and chemical spills or accidents causing a release of pollutants.

Anne Arundel County

  • 24-Hour Environmental Hotline:  (410) 222-7777
  • Erosion and Sediment Control:  (410) 222-7763

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