Hurricane Florence

September 15

In Tidewater, rain, wind and storm surges has begun. The Tidewater Regional Office is closed.  Flooding could also result from the heavy rain predicted for Southwest Virginia. Rain totals of between four and 10 inches are predicted and may cause creeks and streams to overflow.

Stay vigilant and check the weather every 30 minutes.

Report Pollution incidents


Be prepared and follow the Virginia Department of Emergency Management on the webTwitter (@VDEM) or Facebook (@vaemergency).

Permit holders

Permit holders should develop plans to prevent environmental problems in the event of heavy rain and flooding. Local governments and waste facilities should be updating their debris management plans. 



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Virginia Department of
Environmental Quality
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, VA 23218
(804) 698-4000

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