Reducing Stormwater

One of the most widespread and rampant sources of pollution Virginia’s tributaries and the Chesapeake Bay is urban and suburban stormwater runoff from hard and impervious surfaces like streets, roofs, and parking lots.

Water discharging from a storm drain. Photo credit: Neophuket / Shutterstock

Stormwater impacts on Virginia

Unlike pollution that can controlled at a single source, stormwater management requires a comprehensive solution.

From We All Live Downstream

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January 7, 2020

Every year, Clean Water members and allies successfully help protect the Chesapeake Bay, open space, farmland, and historic sites during Virginia’s legislative sessions. Here’s a preview of what we Clean Water Action will be focused on.

Street drain, stormwater runoff. Photo credit: Abramov Timur / Shutterstock
February 24, 2016

Northern Virginia is facing increasingly stressed drinking water supplies.