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December 07, 2017
The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors heard the latest details Wednesday about an enhanced water resources protection program that would be paid for by a fee levied on county property owners. “This really started back in 2014 with the identification of new mandates that would cost us more money to ...
August 17, 2017
At a public meeting Wednesday evening, Albemarle County farmers told officials that increasing the size of stream buffers could endanger their livelihoods. White Hall farmer Kathy Rash and several others expressed fears that the county would require farmers to maintain a 100-foot buffer on each side of rivers, perennial streams ...
December 01, 2015
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE DATE: December 1, 2015 CONTACT: Jody Lewis, Communications Specialist Phone (434) 296-5841, ext. 3791 email@example.com Albemarle County Announces Hiring of Natural Resources Manager Albemarle County has named David Hannah as its new Natural Resources Manager, effective December 1, 2015. In this newly created position, David ...
June 26, 2014
After a decade of assessments by its volunteers, local watershed monitoring group StreamWatch has reported that 70 percent of streams that drain to the Rivanna River are failing state water quality standards. It’s far from an ideal finding, but as the citizen science organization points out, the situation could ...
June 16, 2014
StreamWatch has released their newest report on the biological health of waterways in the Rivanna River watershed. Nearly 70 percent of local streams fail state water quality standards – a statistic that has remained relatively constant over the past decade. “We are very proud of our ten-year record of assessing the ...
April 24, 2013
The new executive director of a nonprofit organization that collects data on the quality of local waterways has appealed to the Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority to continue to fund the group's work. “We realize that the RWSA has many financial commitments and that you get a lot of requests ...