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Calvert County Environmental Quality
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tate and federal agencies provide a wealth of data from routine air monitoring, local water testing and soil surveys. Below are resources providing information on the Calvert County environment.

 Air Quality  
 Air Data website A wide variety of air quality data is available at https://www3.epa.gov/airdata/. Information related to Calvert County can be found in the Reports section or the Visualize Data section. Information in Reports includes charts and tables along with downloadable PDFs and spreadsheets. The Visualize Data section offers user-friendly maps and graphics that plot various pollutants over time.

For both types of information, the site includes drop-down boxes allowing viewers to choose pollutants, calendar years for the data and the geographic areas covered. Note that some pollutant data is not available for Calvert County. In these cases, the closest data set is for Prince George’s County.
 Air Now website Air quality index information is available at https://www.airnow.gov/. Enter the ZIP code or state in the boxes at the top of the page to view local data.
 MDE website Detailed monthly air quality index reports can be found as part of Maryland's Ambient Air Monitoring Program. Calvert County data is included under the Washington, D.C. tab.

 Water Quality
 
 Water website The Maryland Department of the Environment offers comprehensive data on water quality throughout the state. A clickable online map allows viewers to pinpoint areas of interest. Clicking Calvert County on the map pulls up data on various water ‘basins’ listing problem pollutants. Look for the county code CV to find Calvert County data.

 Soil Data
 
 Soil website The U.S. Department of Agriculture offers an interactive map with detailed descriptions of soils. The Web Soil Survey home page includes a step-by-step guide to using the map and generating reports.



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