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Foster Branch Stream Study (2013)

Foster Branch, a tributary to the Gunpowder River, is located in Joppa, Maryland. The watershed or area of land that drains to the stream is 1,400 acres. The headwaters is located near the intersection of U.S. Route 40 and Magnolia Road.

Use the map viewer below to explore Foster Branch and its watershed.


The Foster Branch Stream Study and Supplemental Appendices were completed in 2013.  This plan outlines potential restoration projects to improve stream health.

Foster Branch Stream Study Report

Active Restoration Projects 

Completed Restoration Projects 

  • Dembytown Stream Resotration (2017)
  • Trimble Road Stream Restoration (2015)
  • Woodbridge Stream Restoration (2015)
  • Woodbridge Stormwater Retrofit (2013)