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The following links are provided as a courtesy to the public. With the exception of official DEQ guidance documents and State regulations, the Department of Environmental Quality and the Virginia Water Protection Permit Program do not endorse any particular organization, methodology, or products that you may find at these sources.

Water Guidance Policy

Wetland and Stream Restoration


  • USDA's Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) Web Soil Survey application

Threatened and Endangered Species and Other Rare Resource



Professional Organizations & Citizen Groups


Wetland Maps

§ 62.1-44.15:01 requires the State Water Control board to have wetlands inventory maps available to the public.  U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service's National Wetland Inventory maps (NWI) and Virginia's Wetland Condition Assessment Tool (WetCAT) can be used.

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