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RRRC Planning Workshop 2014:  Water Resources

The Regional Commission hosted another installment of its Living Lands - Environmental Planning Workshop series in November 2014, entitled, “Local Water Woes – Regional Solutions.”  Whether the water in your community is drawn from area groundwater reserves, a nearby river or reservoir, or combination of all three, we all rely on a reliable supply of water to work, play and live.  With recent journal articles predicting water shortages in Virginia’s future and a subsequent impact to the state economy, water planning is becoming increasingly critical. Workshop participants explored solutions to local and regional planning issues, such as water supply planning, floodplain management, dam safety, and water re-use.

November 18, 2014
8:30 am to 3:30 pm
Germanna Community College’s Daniel Technology Center
18121 Technology Drive, Culpeper, VA, 22701

Workshop Agenda
Speaker Bios

Presentations (.pdf)

State of the Region's Groundwater | Brad White, Virginia DEQ
Virginia Household Water Quality | Deborah Dillion, VCE
Virginia's Water Supply Plan | Tammy Stephenson, Virginia DEQ
Water Management Solutions | Carrie Blankenship, Draper Aden Assoc.
Culpeper County & Town Case Study | Paul Howard, Culpeper County
Cobbs Creek Regional Reservoir | Arthur Petrini, Henrico County
Occoquan Reservoir | Michael Reach, Upper Occoquan Service Authority
Emergency Action Planning | Ken Turner, Virginia DCR
Hidden Lake Service District | Steve Hubble, Stafford County
Flood Planning: IFlows Network | Mark Slauter, VDEM
Drought Preparedness Planning | Brian McGurk, Virginia DEQ
Water Re-use | Michael Rolband, Wetland Studies and Solutions

For further information, please contact Michelle Edwards at (540) 829-7450 or medwards@rrregion.org.

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Rappahannock-Rapidan Regional Commission
420 Southridge Parkway • Suite 106 • Culpeper, VA  22701 • Tel: (540) 829-7450 • Fax: (540) 829-7452

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