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MPPDC to host stormwater management seminar

The Middle Peninsula Planning District Commission, in partnership with Draper Aden Associates, will sponsor a seminar about stormwater management from 8:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Cooks Corner Office Complex, 2911 General Puller Highway, Saluda.

Jackie Rickards, regional planner for MPPDC, said the seminar is aimed at local contractors, landscapers and surveyors who will work with new Virginia stormwater management program regulations. All Virginia communities are required to adopt and implement stormwater management programs by July 1, Rickards said.

Part of the seminar will provide a stormwater program overview, while the other part will provide information about stormwater best management practices. The new state regulations involve areas where more than 2,500 square feet is impacted, and include any new land disturbing activity including expansion or new construction.

There is no charge to attend, but pre-registration is required. To register, call Rickards at 758-2311.&n...

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