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Blackwater-Nottoway Riverkeeper Program
Meets every second Wednesday at the Paul D. Camp Community College Workforce Development Center in Franklin, Va. at 7:30 p.m. The public is always invited. Click here for more info.

Prevent sewer overflows and keep your septic functioning properly!
See the Fat Free Drains website for information and tips.

isle-be-green-logo-BORDEREnvironmental Links
askHRGreen Blog and Website for the latest news and information on how to make greener choices every day and be an environmental steward! Isle Be Green Blog – Practicing environmental responsibility in Isle of Wight County!  Check back often for updates on plastic bag recycling at our elementary schools! Chesapeake Bay Total Maximum Daily Load (TMDL) – Frequently Asked Questions.  

 Erosion and Sediment Control


  • Take a soil test BEFORE you fertilize your lawn – it is easy and inexpensive. Download Virginia Tech’s soil sample form and instructions for homeowners.
  • Homeowners Guide – Ways you can reduce the amount you pollute and improve water quality; published by the Maryland Coastal Bays program.
  • Rainscaping – Visit this informative website for environmental resources and ideas for your yard.

For more information, please contact the Stormwater Division at (757) 365-1659.

Department of Utility Services
Stormwater Division
17140 Monument Circle, Suite 201
P.O. Box 80
Isle of Wight, VA 23397
(757) 365-1659