Blue Water Baltimore will conduct a study over the next year on how to best improve stormwater management around Herring Run in the Knollwood and Overbrook communities of Towson, Knollwood Association President David Riley said.
The study will examine how to curb erosion in the Herring Run tributary, a 31-square-mile watershed with headwaters in eastern Towson, and specifically how to shore up eroded portions of the Western Branch of Herring Run in Knollwood and Overbrook.
Ashley Traut, senior manager for innovative stormwater projects at Blue Water Baltimore, said that the project will focus on 2 acres of open space along the stream by Stevenson Lane and Worthington Road. Blue Water Baltimore’s initial vision for the space is a “nature-based park” with an expanded floodplain, which would allow the stream to overflow during rainstorms, he said.
“We’re envisioning a lot of native plantings, a native meadow, bio-retention or rain gardens and native plants with lots of pollinators,” Traut said.
A nonprofit, Blue Water Baltimore’s mission is to restore water quality of Baltimore-area streams, according to its website.
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