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Environmental Resources Technical Report – Eastern Montgomery County Master Plan Areas, August 1996

Environmental Resources Technical Report, Eastern Montgomery County Master Plan Areas, August 1996

 

View the Eastern Montgomery County Environmental Resources Technical Report (1996) [pdf, 2 MB]

The complete document is represented by the index below:

  • Details of Publication
  • Introduction
  • Natural Resources of Eastern Montgomery County
    • Geology, Soils and Topography
      • Conditions in the Piedmont
      • Conditions in the Coastal Plan
    • Ground Water Resources
    • Forests and Vegetation
    • Rivers and Their Watersheds
      • Northwest Branch
      • Sligo Creek
      • Paint Branch
      • Little Paint Branch
      • Patuxent River
    • Wetlands
  • Major Environmental Planning/Resource Management Issues
    • Water Quality
      • Watershed Management: Historical Account of Government Action
      • Water Quality & Habitat Conditions in Anacostia Tributaries of Eastern MC
      • Northwest Branch
      • Sligo Creek
      • Paint Branch
      • Little Paint Branch
    • Water Quality in the Patuxent River Basin
    • Sensitive Areas Protection
    • Habitat Preservation and Forest Conservation
    • Air Quality
    • Public Utilities and Solid Waste
      • Water Supply
      • Sewerage Systems
      • Solid Waste Management
    • Noise
  • Environmental Protection In Eastern Montgomery County
    • Approach to Water Resources Protection in Master Planning
      • Environmental Preservation Areas
      • Special Protection Areas
      • Regular Protection Areas
      • Environmental Restoration Areas
      • Applying the Approach to Eastern Montgomery County
    • Water Resources Issues by Watershed
      • Northwest Branch
      • Sligo Creek
      • Paint Branch
      • Little Paint Branch
      • Patuxent River
    • Habitat Preservation
    • Forest Conservation
    • Greenways
    • Air Quality
    • Public Utilities and Solid Waste
    • Noise Attenuation
    • Civic Involvement
  • Appendix
    • Factors that Contribute to the Degradation of a Stream System
      • Change in Land Use
      • Impervious Surfaces
      • Stormwater Runoff
      • Sediment Loads
      • Species Diversity and Composition of the Stream Community
    • Assessing Urbanization Impacts on a Stream System
      • Stream Monitoring
      • Level of Watershed Imperviousness
    • Techniques for Reducing Urbanization Impacts on Streams
      • Land Use Controls
      • Best Management Practices
    • Methodology and Technical Approach of Study
      • Defining Subwatersheds
      • Compiling Stream Quality Data
      • Calculating Existing Subwatershed Imperviousness
      • Projecting Subwatershed Imperviousness
  • References
  • List of Figures
  1. Master Plan Areas
  2. Forest Cover
  3. Chesapeake Bay Regional map
  4. Watersheds
  5. Northwest Branch
  6. Sligo Creek
  7. Paint Branch
  8. Little Paint Branch
  9. Patuxent River
  10. 1990 Traffic Noise Impact Areas
  11. Projected Protection Approach
  12. Environmental Protection Approach
  13. Potential Greenways
  • List of Tables
  1. Eastern Montgomery County Wetlands
  2. 1990 Land Cover Conditions
  3. Summary of Northwest Branch Water Quality Monitoring
  4. Summary of Sligo Creek Water Quality Monitoring
  5. Summary of Paint Branch Water Quality Monitoring
  6. Summary of Little Paint Branch Water Quality Monitoring
  7. Freshwater Fish Collected in Little Paint Branch in Fairland Rec. Park, 1990-91
  8. Summary of Patuxent River Watershed Studies
  9. Local Environmental Regulatory Responsibilities
  10. Decision Matrix for Applying Environmental Categories
  11. Imperviousness Factors by Zone
Last Updated: November 30, 2017