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Salt Management Strategy Development

This page is dedicated to the development of the Salt Management Strategy (SaMS) in the Northern Virginia region. In the boxes on the right hand side of this webpage stakeholders will find background resources, stakeholder engagement items, and project updates. These three boxes will be updated throughout the development of the SaMS, so make sure to check back for any new information.  To access available materials from SaMS meetings, please visit the SaMS Meeting Materials page.

The SaMS aims to prepare a strategy that is capable of achieving the target chloride (salt) loads identified in the Accotink Creek TMDL and that proactively addresses salt application in the broader surrounding region. The SaMS intends to accomplish this while fostering collaboration among all stakeholder groups involved in or impacted by snow and ice management to encourage long-term support for improved practices that protect public safety and lessen environmental, infrastructure and public health effects.

If you have any questions or comments, please feel free to reach out to any of the following DEQ staff:

Dave Evans: David.Evans@DEQ.Virginia.gov,  703-583-3835
Will Isenberg: William.Isenberg@DEQ.Virginia.gov, 804-698-4228
Sarah Sivers: Sarah.Sivers@DEQ.Virginia.gov, 703-583-3898

Project Updates

Stakeholder Engagement

Click here to access materials from SaMS meetings

Following the finalization of workgroup membership, the first round of workgroup meetings will begin August/September 2018.

Stay tuned for other meeting announcements 

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P.O. Box 1105
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