Floating trash washes into Accotink Creek following a storm on June 17, 2019. Storm drains in Fairfax County lead directly to the nearest waterway. Any litter on the ground ends up in our streams. Please help prevent litter.
Find information on how to protect your property from flooding, what is a floodplain, building around a floodplain, national flood insurance program, the community rating system, and dam safety.
Storm Drainage System
Find out what the storm drainage system is, where to see the public system, who maintains the drainage system, who maintains the easement, where to call to report a problem or get more information, what you can do to help.
News and Video
Maintenance and Inspections
Maps and Publications
Reports and Publications:
News and Videos
Clean water is our most important resource. Learn how drinking water, wastewater and stormwater runoff are managed by separate systems in Fairfax County.
Disposal Center Drop Off
At Home Pick Up
View Who Picks Up My Trash to find out if you receive trash and recycling collection services from Fairfax County Government.
Customers with private collection service should contact their provider directly.
For County Collection Customers Only
News and Videos
Reduce, Reuse, Recyle
Before recycling, consider ways to reduce your trash, reuse items in other ways, then recycle where possible before throwing stuff away.
Disposal Centers: Address, Hours, Phone, Facility Map
Commercial Cash Program (self-haul)
12000 Government Center Pkwy
Fairfax, VA 22035