Protecting Virginia’s Natural Resources Since 1989
About Water Pollution

Water Pollution

Click here to read an excellent essay on non-point source pollution in Virginia by Wayne Teel.

 

The 305(b) Report is put out every two years by the Department of Environmental Quality. This report, though large and a bit difficult to digest, contains important information on aquatic resources and pollution control programs in Virginia, including the number of river miles impaired. The entire report or sections can be downloaded from the DEQ website.

 

Surf your watershed to find your watershed address and related information.

 

Search the Encyclopedia of Environmental Contaminants

 

Visit the public information page at the Department of Environmental Quality to find out about Public Notices, Public Calendar of Hearings, News Releases, and Citizen Boards. Notices about TMDL public hearings are included in the Public Notice section.

 

 
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