By E.B. FURGURSON III
Anne Arundel County's newly funded stormwater restoration program could help improve the health of the ailing Magothy River, those who keep an eye on the waterway were told last week.
The Magothy River Association’s annual State of the Magothy gathering presented both the bad and the potential good news.
Sally Horner, the association’s vice-president and an Anne Arundel Community College biology professor, expressed the river’s health in a simple grade: D-minus.
That grade, or the Magothy River Index, was arrived at by weighing data for three water quality factors: clarity, dissolved oxygen levels and underwater grasses.
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