|September 11, 2013 "e-newsflash"!
September 12, 2013
Fluvanna County DEQ Permits
Public comment open till 9/12/13 on a draft permit from the DEQ that will allow the continued release of treated wastewater into the Rivanna River in Fluvanna County in the Lower Rivanna River/Ballinger Creek watershed. Applicant is Aqua Virginia, Inc., Permit No. VPDES VA0024945. Click HERE for more details.
Public comment open till 9/12/13 on a draft permit from the DEQ that will allow the continued release of treated wastewater into Raccoon Creek, U.T. in Fluvanna County in the Lower Rivanna River/Ballinger Creek watershed. Applicant is Fluvanna County Public Schools, Permit No. VPDES VA0030767. Click HERE for more details.
September 18, 2013
Stormwater Local Assistance Funding (SLAF)
SLAF draft guidelines are available for public review and comment until 9/18/13. These funds will enable localities to address both existing stormwater pollution problems as well as projects that will prevent future environmental problems due to stormwater runoff. It is a nonreverting fund that will support capital projects that will reduce non-point source pollution from stormwater runoff.
More information can be found HERE.
October 10, 2013
City of Charlottesville Seeking Applicants for Water Resources Protection Program (WRPP) Advisory Committee
At this time, applications for a City Council appointed, standing WRPP Advisory Committee are currently being accepted until 10/10/13.
In February 2013, City Council approved a Stormwater Utility Ordinance which established a utility providing dedicated revenue to support the WRPP. At that time, City Council also passed Resolution establishing a Council-appointed, standing WRPP Advisory Committee. The Advisory Committee will engage in matters pertaining to the WRPP, conduct periodic assessment of program priorities and funding needs, and monitor key components of the program.
Relevant information, including the City Council Resolution establishing the committee as well as the on-line application form can be accessed HERE.
RRBC, October 21, 2013