DoE operates and monitors rainfall (precipitation) gauges in the Anacostia River and Western Branch Watersheds which fall in the north and central County. The nearest County operated gauge to Ft. Washington is at Water Street in Upper Marlboro. Private entities like Weather Underground and Weather Bug collect rainfall data in the Ft. Washington area.
EPA establishes national ambient air quality standards (NAAQS) for six common air pollutants - carbon monoxide, lead, ground-level ozone, particulate matter, nitrogen dioxide, and sulfur dioxide. (Awaiting MWCOG confirmation of the status of (non)attainment status for Washington metropolitan region).
The infrastructure is built with the communities. It ranges in ages from approximately 70 years old to as recent as a few years old. There is not a set schedule (i.e., bridges or SWM facilities) but the County inspects approximately every 5-10 years. Developers are required to inspect all systems that they tie into.
The Noon Property is near Avalon ES (7302 Webster Ln, Fort Washington, MD 20744). It is owned by PGCPS and used for off-site tree preservation credits. (When we take down trees on one site, we have the option of preserving, in perpetuity, trees on another site that would otherwise have been developed.)