Stormwater Financing and Outreach Unit

Berlin creates a Stormwater Utility

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2014 MD Smart Energy Communities

The Environmental Finance Center and the Maryland Energy Administration would like to congratulate 35 Maryland communities for achieving Smart Energy Community designation.

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EFC presents Stormwater Financing Feasibility Study for Salisbury, MD

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Local Government Stormwater Financing Manual

This new manual was inspired by and written for local government leaders. Our goal is to encourage and empower your leadership efforts.

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Green Infrastructure

EFC releases report on Efficient Green Infrastructure Investment.

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Agriculture Finance

The Agriculture Finance Unit of the Environmental Finance Center provides innovative and effective finance expertise to rural communities and farm operations to improve their understanding, development and implementation of strategies to resolve problems and issues of environmental protection and restoration.  Special areas of focus includes nutrient and sediment management, water quality, sustainability, and renewable energy demonstration projects.

 

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Stormwater Financing and Outreach

Like all infrastructure, stormwater management systems require long-term care and maintenance. The Stormwater Financing and Outreach Unit was created to address a community’s stormwater financing questions and help craft a strategy that best meets local needs.

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Delaware Agricultural Financing Workshop

The Environmental Finance Center (EFC) invites Delaware farms to a FREE event to discover information and resources to fund effective agricultural best management practices that can improve water quality while also offering benefits to your operation.

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EFCN Releases New Report: "Green Infrastructure in the Mid-South"

On behalf of the Environmental Finance Center Network (EFCN) through the Capacity Building for Sustainable Communities program, this report presents recommendations for implementing and financing green infrastructure elements of the Mid-South Regional Greenprint Vision Plan so that the region can enhance water quality while simultaneously extending its network of trails for recreation, active transportation, public health, and other community benefits.

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New Stormwater Analysis Released for The Town of Federalsburg, Maryland

Engineering Students from the A. J. Clark School of Engineering at the University of Maryland at College Park conducted field investigations to confirm the location and sizes of the existing stormwater system structures and pipes.  The students collected the data in order to develop a Master Stormwater Plan.

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Bay WIP Financing Workshops

EFC is working with the Chesapeake Bay Program Office to expand the capacity communities to advance their Watershed Implementation Plans.

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Did You Know?

Marylanders drive 151 million miles a day and account for 30% of the emissions contributing to poor air quality in the area.

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