Environmental Engineering

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About us

We work with residents, businesses, and the development community to protect natural resources and enhance communities while accommodating growth and development.

We are responsible for ensuring that the engineering, construction, and maintenance of the county’s storm water sewer system and its treatment facilities meet certain standards for the protection of property and the environment, safety of our residents and improvement of stormwater runoff.

To report illegal dumping, spills or other illicit discharges.

Call the 24-hour hotline at 804-717-6161. Please leave as much information as possible so that we can investigate your concern. 

Quick links to common requests

Schedule a construction/erosion & sediment inspection

Report a drainage problem or blocked storm drain

Check plan review status

Learn about volunteer opportunities

Inquire about Resource Protection Areas

Report missing or damaged street name signs

Get a land disturbance permit

Develop or build on my property

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