Prince Georges County to Retrofit 2,000 Acres for Stormwater Management
Prince Georges County announced they plan to retrofit an initial 2,000 acres by leveraging private equity dollars to treat 90 percent and retain one inch of runoff, and achieve pollution reductions of 50 percent of nitrogen, 40 percent of phosphorus, and 80 percent of sediment. To meet its obligations under the Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load, Prince George’s County plans to retrofit approximately 8,000 acres of existing impervious surfaces.
EPA, MDE, Prince George’s County Announce Public, Private Partnership Model to Accelerate Green Stormwater Controls and Support Local Job Creation (2014) Release by US EPA.
Financing Urban Retrofits via a Public–Private Partnership (2013) by the Water Environment Federation.