Environmental Responsibility

Environmental Responsibility

The Conowingo Dam and reservoir help sustain wildlife and play a vital role in protecting the health of the Chesapeake Bay. Here are just some of the ways that the dam and its operation supports the environment:

Marine Debris Management

To learn more about how the dam and its operators help manage flood risk and support the bay environment, please click here.

Clean Energy

Wildlife Conservation

In terms of being able to see foraging, number of birds and the amount of activity, I don’t think anything rivals Conowingo.”

- Dr. Bryan Watts, Director, Center for Conservation Biology, College of William and Mary 



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