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Reports & Publications

DEQ monitors water quality in rivers, lakes and estuaries at more than 2,100 locations to detect pollutants and to assess pollution prevention efforts. Information is available on:

Special Studies

Stormwater, Erosion and Sediment Control & Chesapeake Bay Preservation

Total Maximum Daily Load

Water Quality Assessment Guidance

Water Quality Assessment

Water Quality Monitoring

Wetlands and Streams

Other Monitoring Reports

  • 2019 Reduction of Toxics in State Waters Report
    A report on the prevention of contamination of the Commonwealth's waters by toxics, the continued monitoring of those waters for the presence of toxics, and the implementation of remedial measures to reduce and/or eliminate toxics found in the state's waters.
    For Toxics Reports for 2001 thru 2017 please contact:
    Steven Hummel
    (804) 698-4029

Water Resources and Water Use

Section 319 Nonpoint Source Pollution Management Program

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

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