Public Works and Environmental Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administrative offices are open to the public by appointment only at this time. Please call or email 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday

TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 449, Fairfax, Va 22035

Craig Carinci,
Director, Stormwater Planning

Stormwater News, Videos and Podcasts


Stormwater Management News

Lake Accotink dredging operations June 21, 2006
- Two meetings are planned to gather public input and present the alternative analysis report to residents regarding the Lake Accotink Dredging Project.
The Huntington Levee Pump House
- The Floodplain Management Plan Progress Report, July 2021 is available to the public and media. The progress report is part of the Northern Virginia Regional Hazard Mitigation Plan and is published annually by the staff of the Stormwater Planning Division, Department of Public Works and Environmental Services, Fairfax County.
Benthic Macro Invertebrates from a Fairfax County stream
- Fairfax County, Va. – The National Association of Counties (NACo) has presented the Watershed Education and Outreach (WEO) program with the 2021 Achievement Award for its program “ECO Video Series” in the Children and Youth category. WEO employees, in collaboration with Fairfax County Public Schools (FCPS), developed the group of video-learning materials on stream ecology and water quality. WEO is in the Department of Public Works and Environmental Services (DPWES) Stormwater Planning Division.

Stormwater Management Videos

EnviroPod episode 19 features Shannon Curtis, Chief, Watershed Assessment Branch, and Host Scott Coco talking about human activity on the land and how that affects stream and watershed health. Curtis also discusses the Bandalong trash trap that was recently installed in Little Hunting Creek that is successfully capturing floating trash. Litter is a problem for the critters who live in the streams in Fairfax County.

Learn about the environment in Fairfax County. Listen to EnviroPod.

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