The City's storm water collection network consist of over 50 linear
miles of piping and structures. This system, which includes
Hydrologic Units J15 & G03, is part of the James Basin within the
Chesapeake Bay Watershed. It is partially governed by the
Chesapeake Bay Act (via the City's adoption of the Model Ordinance),
the Virginia Strom Water Management Act (Title 10.2, Chapter 6, Article
1.1), and the Erosion and Sediment Control regulations (City
For Catch Basin and Ditch Cleaning contact the Department of Public Works at (804) 541-2295.
For Mapping and Design Standards contact the Division of Engineering at (804) 541-2230.
For Chesapeake Bay Act information, contact the Division of Planning at (804) 541-2220.