Communities in the Valley count on clean, abundant water for drinking water supply, farming, recreation and tourism. Our world-class streams and rivers form the headwaters of the Shenandoah and James Rivers and then flow to the Chesapeake Bay.
The Alliance works with local government, watershed groups, and agencies to advance the local programs and planning for erosion and sediment control, agricultural best management practices, storm water management and regional water planning.
Current Clean Water Projects
Great news and update on Stanley pollution permit
GREAT NEWS - on Wednesday evening we received word that Recycle Management voluntarily withdrew its permit request.
Pollution Permit Requested in Stanley
Virginia regulators are considering a permit request for one million gallons per day discharge at the Recycle Management plant in Alma on the South Fork of the Shenandoah River near Stanley.
Support conservation for water quality and rural economies
A committee of state legislators is meeting right now to finalize the budget. Please ask the members of this committee to support sufficient funding for land conservation and agricultural best management practices, like stream livestock exclusion and native tree planting. In order to meet the state’s 2025 water quality goals, there must be funding in place to get this work done.