The Loch Raven Reservoir watershed is located in the eastern portion of Carroll County. The watershed is within the Western Run River basin in the Piedmont physiographic province of Maryland. The Loch Raven watershed drains into the Loch Raven reservoir, which is a major drinking water intake for the City of Baltimore.

Carroll County is seeking citizen feedback and comments on six separate watershed restoration plans, characterization plans, and stream corridor assessments for the following watersheds in Carroll County: Upper and Lower Monocacy, Prettyboy, Loch Raven, Double Pipe Creek and Liberty. The purpose of the watershed restoration plans is to outline the steps required to restore and protect the respective watershed area.