Press Release


Maryland Department of the Environment Secretary Kendl P. Philbrick will join key Cabinet Secretaries, federal, state and local elected officials and community leaders to break ground at the Town of Indian Head Wastewater Treatment Plant marking another success in the Ehrlich Administration’s environmental agenda.


Thursday, October 5, 1:30 – 2:00 p.m.


Town of Indian Head Wastewater Treatment Plant in Charles County, 1 Hailey Road, Indian Head, MD 20640


Secretary Philbrick will make brief remarks about the Bay Restoration Fund and the range of activities geared toward restoring the Chesapeake Bay then participate in groundbreaking actions to begin construction for the new the Indian Head Wastewater Treatment Plant. The plant will include enhanced nutrient reduction technology that dramatically reducing the level of nitrogen and phosphorus being discharged into the Chesapeake from that region. Excess nutrients, like nitrogen and phosphorus, lead to degraded water quality, which negatively impact the ecology of the Bay and its tributaries. Anyone interested in the preservation and restoration of the Bay is invited to attend.


Take I-95/I-495 South Exit on Capital Beltway towards Richmond. Proceed on I-95/495 Capital Beltway. Take exit 3 for Route 210 South toward Indian Head. Proceed on Route 210 South past Bryans Road crossing over the intersection of Route 227. Proceed on Route 210 South into the Town of Indian Head. Upon entering the Town of Indian Head make a left Indian Head Avenue (wastewater treatment plant sign) from Route 210 South. Bear left at split on Indian Head Avenue (wastewater treatment plant sign). Bear right at next split to continue on Indian Head Avenue. Make first left turn on to Bland Drive. Turn right on to Hailey Road. The wastewater treatment plant is located at end of street.