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What To Do With All Those Leaves

Provided by Prince William County The leaves are changing colors and falling to the ground, and people pull out their rakes and spend time picking up leaves. While it’s tempting to push the leaves down the storm drains and be done with it, this can cause serious problems. Clay Morris, an engineer with Prince William County’s Public Works Department, said …

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Board Approves Pilot Program to Manage Deer Population

Provided by Supervisor Marty Nohe’s Office The Prince William Board of County Supervisors recently approved a pilot program to allow archers to hunt deer on county-owned property. An ever-increasing deer population, a growing suburban environment in Prince William County and a loss of wildlife habitat all contribute to conflict between humans and deer. During a recent presentation, board members learned …

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Snow Emergency Declared

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Provided by City of Manassas The City of Manassas is declaring a “Snow Emergency” effective as of Monday, March 13, 2017 at 6:00 p. m. until Tuesday, March 14, 2017 at 6:00 p. m. This declaration is being made per Section 114-628 of the City Code.  No parking of vehicles is allowed on streets designated as snow emergency routes during …

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County Seeks Input on Water Quality Action Plans

Provided by Prince William County The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, or EPA, regulates how much pollutants and sediments can enter the Chesapeake Bay Watershed through streams on any given day. Since Prince William County is part of the watershed, the EPA sets the county’s Total Maximum Daily Load, or TMDL, allocations to establish the maximum amount of pollution — such …

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FEMA is Updating Floodplain Maps in the County

Provided by Prince William County The Federal Emergency Management Agency, or FEMA, is conducting a study to update floodplain maps for many of the streams in Prince William County. The study will result in revisions to the county’s Flood Insurance Rate maps and any changes could impact floodplain insurance rates for residents, according to the Prince William County Public Works …

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Public Meeting on Stormwater Fee

City of Manassas, VA . . . For many years the City of Manassas Public Works Department has been managing stormwater cost-effectively to reduce erosion and water quality problems associated with stormwater. However, with new federal and state regulatory requirements, the cost of managing stormwater for the City of Manassas has dramatically increased. Public informationmeetings about the new stormwater requirements and the proposed fee …

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County Requests Information About Those Buried in Local Cemetery

Contributed by Prince William County There’s an abandoned cemetery near the Coles District Volunteer Fire and Rescue Station with graves that have been left unmarked over time, and the Prince William Public Works Department needs help in identifying who might be buried there. “First and foremost, what we want to do is identify who’s in the cemetery,” said Matthew Corneliussen, …

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