Officials await report on land application of effluent
The Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) is completing a study of the feasibility of applying treated wastewater from a proposed treatment plant in Saluda to land, instead of discharging into Urbanna Creek. Jim Pyne, chief of HRSD’s Small Communities Division, said this week that a “draft” report of the land application study was due June 30. “It will probably take us a few weeks to finalize the report once we get it,” said Pyne.
posted 07.02.2009Black bear spotted at Hartfield
A black bear was sighted by two Hartfield neighbors in the 12000 block of General Puller Highway (Route 33) near Stamper's Bay Road on Monday, June 29, reported Middlesex Animal Control Officer Ricky Warren.
posted 06.30.2009Eastern Shore receives restoration funding
Today the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) announced the Virginia Seaside Bays Restoration project will receive support from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) to support 55 jobs that will restore oyster reefs, scallops, and seagrass beds on Virginia’s Eastern Shore.
posted 06.30.2009No bridge lane closures on July 3
As work continues at the Norris Bridge, motorists can expect the following lane closures during the overnight hours next week. There will be no lane closures on Friday, July 3.