Public Works and Environmental Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our office is open 9AM-5PM M-F

12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 448 Fairfax, VA 22035

James Patteson,
Director

Facility Fact Sheets

Click on the fact sheet links below to read about stormwater best management practices (BMPs) basics: how they work and how they should be maintained.

These BMPs improve water quality and/or prevent erosion and flooding, and they are required to be installed during land development under the Stormwater Management Ordinance, Chapter 124 of the County Code as well as the Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) Virginia Stormwater Management Program. 

 

bioretention fact sheet cover
Bioretention Practices: Basins and Filters
filtering practices fact sheet cover
Filtering Practices
Filter Strips and Sheet Flow Practices cover
Filter Strips and Sheet Flow Practices
Infiltration Practices Fact Sheet cover
Infiltration Practices
Open Space - Meadows
Open Space - Meadows
Open Space - Reforestation Fact Sheet cover
Open Space - Reforestation
Permeable Pavement Fact Sheet cover
Permeable Pavement
Rainwater Harvesting Fact Sheet cover
Rainwater Harvesting
Soil Compost Amendments Fact Sheet cover
Soil Compost Amendments
Tree Box Filters Fact Sheet cover
Tree Box Filters
Vegetated Roofs Fact Sheet cover
Vegetated Roofs
Vegetated Roofs Fact Sheet cover
Vegetated Swales
Wet and Dry Stormwater Managmene Pool Fact Sheet cover
Wet and Dry Stormwater Management Ponds
Wet Swales Fact Sheet cover
Wet Swales

 

For additional information, please email the Maintenance and Stormwater Management Division or call 703-877-2800, TTY 711.