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 WaterProjects
A mostly good session in Richmond for farmland protection and clean water
Several of the bills that we supported are on Governor Northam’s desk awaiting signature, and the budget ended up relatively strong for clean water and farmland protection programs, considering current fiscal constraints.
Disappointing update for Happy Creek
Work has begun again along Happy Creek, following a revised erosion and sediment control plan and the posting of work plans and permits on site as required.
Happy Creek Misconceptions and Clarifications
We hope this list can serve as a resource for those who want a better plan for Happy Creek in Front Royal.