Posted by: Jeff Walker | May 6, 2011

Little River Watershed TMDL draft report

Click here to view the report

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Posted by: Jeff Walker | March 6, 2011

TMDL Little River

Please save the date for the next meeting regarding water quality in the Little River watershed!

Here are the details:

EVENT: Public meeting to discuss water quality in the Little River watershed!

WHEN: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 at 6:30 p.m.

WHERE: Jessie Peterman Memorial Library in Floyd (directions: http://www.montgomery-floyd.lib.va.us/hours_location.php?lib_id=3; 321 West Main Street
Floyd, VA 24091
)

 

BACKGROUND: The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (http://www.deq.virginia.gov) monitors and assesses waterbodies all over the Commonwealth. Periodically, DEQ assesses data collected in streams, rivers and reservoirs for compliance with Virginia’s Water Quality Standards (http://www.deq.virginia.gov/wqs).

Based on assessments, we know that there are some water quality problems on parts of the Little River and some of its tributaries. DEQ hosted the Little River Watershed Open House in September 2010 in order to share information about monitoring, water quality problems, the Total Maximum Daily Load study to address water quality problems and other watershed initiatives. The meeting on March 16th will continue our discussions of those topics and well also talk about the next steps in the Total Maximum Daily Load process.

Thanks for your interest and I hope to see you on the March 16th!

 

Posted by: floydwater | April 5, 2010

Hazardous Household Waste Collection Day

There will be a Hazardous Household Waste Collection Day at Pulaski High School on April 17th, 2010!  To see more information about what they will and will not be accepting, see the images below or check out the link below.

Please pass this information around, this is a great way to get rid of things that are difficult to dispose of properly.

http://www.newriverresourceauthority.org/forms/HHWadvertisementPCHS20100417.pdf

Posted by: floydwater | March 2, 2010

Floyd Press Article

If you missed the front page Floyd Press article about our source water protection efforts, please check it out at the link below!

http://www.looseleafnotes.com/wp/2010/02/keeping-floyds-water-clean/

Posted by: floydwater | February 19, 2010

Source Water Protection Blog

Welcome to the Floyd source water protection Blog!  Here you will find a number of resources to help you better protect the drinking water of you and your neighbors.

Above this post you will find links for our source water protection plan “Plan”, an interactive map that accompanies the plan “Maps”, “Resources” is a list of resources for learning more about source water protection, and “About” will tell you a little more about what source water protection in Floyd is all about.

Please explore around and leave comments anywhere with suggested improvements or questions.

Thanks

JP Gannon

VRWA Source Water Protection Technician

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