Water Supply in a Changing Climate
Maryland citizens are blessed with an abundant supply of water. However, many water systems are already stressed during droughts, and infrastructure damage and water contamination occurs during floods. Future population growth will combine with increasingly variable weather patterns to place more communities at risk of property damage, regulatory liabilities and uncertain access to drinking water. This brochure outlines multiple management practices that local, state, and private citizens should consider implementing to reduce risk and build resilience.
Climate Change Topics: Adaptation, Extreme Weather, Urban Impacts, Agriculture
Published: July, 2013
Details: PDF (2.3 MB, 4 pages)