Public Works and Environmental Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administrative offices are open 8 a.m. – 4:30 p.m., Mon - Fri

703-324-5500
TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 449, Fairfax, Va 22035

Craig Carinci,
Director, Stormwater Planning

Stormwater News, Videos and Podcasts

 

Stormwater Management News

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- Draining swimming pool water incorrectly may harm aquatic life, flood neighboring properties and violate the Stormwater Management Ordinance of the Fairfax County Code. This includes drainage from above ground pools.
Public Works Ready and Resilient. National Public  Works Week May 15-21, 2022 APWA
- More than 900 employees in the Fairfax County DPWES will join over 30,000 colleagues throughout the U.S. and Canada to recognize National Public Works Week from May 15 through May 21.
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- FAIRFAX COUNTY, Va. – In the United States flooding is the most common and costly natural disaster and is becoming more frequent with climate change. As we head into the typical rainy season, Fairfax County and Arlington County are teaming up during Flood Awareness Week to get out key messages about the importance of being informed and prepared.

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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