Two cases of rabies confirmed this week
In the first incident, reported at Church View, a raccoon was found dead near a dog that was chained to a doghouse on April 17 or 18, said Warren, who added that all indications are that the dog killed the raccoon and was exposed to rabies.
posted 04.29.2009Sewage permit hearing postponed
A decision on the proposed Saluda wastewater treatment plant will be delayed at least until June to give the Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) time to study land application as a means of disposing of treated wastewater from Urbanna and Saluda.
posted 04.29.2009Central water and sewer requirements approved
New subdivisions with 25 or more dwellings now must have central water and fire hydrants. New subdivisions with 50 or more dwellings are required to provide central sewer, and all dwellings are required to hook onto the sewer system.
posted 04.29.2009Central water & sewer requirements approved
The Middlesex County Board of Supervisors recently approved an ordinance requiring central water and sewer for new major subdivisions with a certain number of dwellings. County planner Matt Walker said the purpose of the ordinance is to clarify and increase water and sewer easement requirements for major subdivisions.