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Potomac Watershed Roundtable

Bringing Together Local Governments and Stakeholders in Virginia's Middle and Lower Potomac River Watershed

     

About the Roundtable

The Potomac Watershed Roundtable is a regional government-citizen forum whose purpose is to promote collaboration and cooperation on environmental concerns, especially water quality issues, among the various local governments and stakeholder interest groups residing within the Virginia side of the middle and lower Potomac River watershed.

More Information

Download 2-page Fact & Info Sheet

 

Next Meeting Info

The next meeting of the Roundtable is planned for:

Friday, July 8, 2016 hosted by Prince William SWCD

Click here for details and directions.

Documents from all previous meetings are available in the Meeting Archives.

Fairfax Water’s Water Supply Outreach Grant Program

Grants are available to qualified organizations that undertake water supply education or watershed protection projects. Grants may be in the form of funds, technical support, or equipment. The project must address issues within areas served by Fairfax Water or watershed lying in Fairfax, Loudoun, Prince William, or Fauquier Counties. Applications must be postmarked by May 16, 2016.

 

Virginia Nutrient Credit

Exchange Association

An association of local governments and industries discharging into the Chesapeake Bay watershed working together to achieve water quality goals responsibly and cost-effectively.

Click here to see brochure.

     

Legislative Issues

See letters sent to 40 Virginia Delegates and Senators who represent the area of the Roundtable in previous years.

Position on Uranium Mining


 

 

2014 Program Summary

2014 was a busy year for the Roundtable, with topics ranging from hydraulic fracking to the consolidation of water quality programs at DEQ. Presentations also covered the Potomac aquifer, nutrient exchange, forest systems, and incentive programs for homeowners.
Read the 2014 Program Summary

  The Potomac Watershed Roundtable program is supported financially through a Virginia Watershed Roundtable Support Grant, administered by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality and funded by the Federal Clean Water Act Section 319(h) Nonpoint Source Implementation Grant and Federal Section 117 Chesapeake Bay Implementation Grant (CBIG).
   

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