Stormwater Administration

The Stormwater Program staff within the Engineering Division performs these core tasks:
  1. Regulatory Compliance for the City's MS4 Program
  2. Project Management for City Capital Improvement Projects
  3. Technical Support for Public Works Operations maintenance and construction projects

 

PERRY THE RAINDROP

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Click the picture above to tour the Wayne Hills Stormwater Detention Pond with Perry!

Follow the links below to explore the web pages for some of the organizations that made this project possible: 

Chesapeake Bay Foundation

VA Department of Forestry

VA Department of Conservation and Recreation


WHAT CAN YOU DO AT HOME?

For starters, we hope everyone is staying safe and healthy at home. This is a challenging time for everyone, therefore, we will continue to share activities you can spend time doing at home with your families.

Latest News:

*The South River Current is a new newsletter offering snapshots of various parts of our watershed community. Check out the latest and stay tuned for more!

July 2020

August 2020

September 2020

October 2020

*The Chesapeake Stormwater Network offered a Webcast Series in April and May to focus on activities for the home that also benefit our Watersheds. The webcasts are prerecorded but available for your review by clicking on each of the links and exploring their website. We hope you enjoy! Two of the webcasts include:

                    *Watershed Hacks: Victory Rain Gardens and Meadows   
        *Watershed Hacks: Sustainable Lawns and Conservation Landscaping

*Check out this link from the Chesapeake Stormwater Network for more home-based activities: Homeowner Guide for a Bay-Friendly Property 

*Compost Bins - We have GeoBin Compost Bins for citizens. Please email us at stormwater@ci.waynesboro.va.us if you are interested in a bin.


FOR THE KIDDOS

Running out of activities for your kiddos? We've added a few stormwater related activities here for you!

Join us in celebrating BAT WEEK 2020!

Bat week runs from October 24th - October 31st! Project Learning Tree has shared some fun activities for your students to do at home or school. Click on the links below to access some of these activities and learn about the benefits of bats during BAT WEEK.

Free Bat Masks 

Bat Week Cookbook

Free Bat Coloring Pages


Why Are Bats Important? Click the image below to find out!

WHY BATS

Mulberry Run Wetlands

In October, a Case Study for the SLAF grant program was conducted at the Mulberry Run Wetlands by the Choose Clean Water Coalition. The City of Waynesboro is grateful for the continued attention to this large project and thanks the citizens for the continued support! For more information, please follow the link to the short documentary of the study.

Stormwater Program Documents

  1. What is an MS-4?
  2. What does this mean?
The City was designated in 2013 as a Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System because of the density of urban development within the City.