© 2020 James River Water Development District



Our mission is to work with various levels of government as well as landowners and the general public to improve water quality in the district through education, technical and/or financial support. Projects leading to successful completion of our mission may include but are not limited to:


  • Incentive programs that support best agricultural practices with education, research, technical and financial assistance. 

  • Protection of domestic water and wastewater systems for safe drinking water and fire protection (not including normal maintenance unless damaged by an act of God)

  • Tree and grass planting

  • Bank stability for rivers and lakes

  • Infrastructure development (such as small dams) for flood reduction

  • Water quality, engineering or environmental studies