Virginia Regulatory Town Hall
Department of Environmental Quality
Department of Environmental Quality
3rd Annual Groundwater Stakeholder Meeting

Meeting Details
Date / Time 11/15/2019  9:00 am
Location James Room, Fountain Plaza III, 700 Town Center Drive, Newport News, Virginia (Parking: Merchants Walk Parking Garage, Levels 3 and above for visitors parking over 2 hours) 
Board Website 
Agenda document pdf Meeting Agenda 11/1/2019   (111k)
Minutes document minutes not taken
Disability Friendly? Yes       Deaf interpreter available upon request? Yes
Purpose of the meeting
The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) is convening the 3rd Annual Groundwater Stakeholder Meeting focused on the state of groundwater resources in the Eastern Virginia Groundwater Management Area (EVGMA) and Eastern Shore Groundwater Management Area (ESGWMA). This meeting is open to the public. Presentations and discussion topics are expected to include: (i) an overview of the annual model simulations of the current use and total permitted use status of the aquifers of the Coastal Plain Aquifer systems in both Ground Water Management Areas; (ii) presentations on model improvements over the last year and anticipated future model maintenance; (iii) an update on the status of collaborative work with the United States Geological Survey on an updated hydrogeologic framework for the ESGMA; and, (iv) an opportunity for discussion of alternative water sources and development projects, and the activities of the groundwater banking and trading workgroup. A detailed agenda will be posted closer to the meeting date.
Meeting Scope
Public hearing to receive comment on a proposed stage
General business of the board
Discuss particular regulations / chapters

Contact Information
Name / Title: Joseph Grist 
Address: 1111 East Main Street, Suite 1400
P.O. Box 1105
Richmond, 23218
Email Address:
Telephone: (804)698-4031    FAX: (804)698-4032    TDD: ()-