VAMSA’s primary goals are to provide a venue for local governments to share knowledge on stormwater management regulation; to establish and maintain good working relationships with state and federal officials; to encourage the establishment of sound policy relating to stormwater management; and to assist in the development of laws, regulations and policies based on good science and technology and sound management practices. To these ends, VAMSA is actively involved with state policy makers on every major stormwater issue in Virginia critical to effective management of stormwater systems, such as:

  • Stormwater Legislation and Agency Rulemakings
  • Stormwater Grant Funding for Localities
  • Stormwater Utility Fee Systems
  • MS4 Permits (Phase I and Phase II)
  • Stormwater Management Regulations (Post-Development Runoff)
  • Regional Programs, Nutrient Offsets and Water Quality Trading
  • Water Quality Standards & TMDLs for Urban Streams
  • Chesapeake Bay TMDL & Watershed Implementation Planning
  • Chesapeake Bay Preservation Act Local Implementation
  • Dam Safety Regulations & Inundation Zone Policies
  • Regulatory Compliance & Enforcement

Please check out our Fact Sheet, or visit our Member Pipeline for more information on these topics under:

  • VAMSA Meeting Materials
  • VAMSA Legislative Tracking Reports
  • VAMSA Topical Reference Libraries

For a more detailed letter from VAMSA’s Board of Directors about VAMSA’s purpose and benefits, simply contact us.