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Virginia Water Conference 

The Call for Papers and registration for the 2019 Virginia Water Conference is OPEN. For more information on how to submit an abstract go to the Conference Page.

Leo Bourassa Scholarship

The Announcement for 2018 has been updated and posted to the website. The scholarship is open to college and university students in Virginia.  Visit the Scholarship page to see if you are eligible. Application deadline is April 1, 2018.

EPA News - EPA Issues August Freshwater Harmful Algal Blooms Newsletter

Some highlights from the August edition include articles on:

  • US EPA’s 2017 Regional/State Innovation Projects on HABs
  • HABs and Hypoxia in the Great Lakes Research Plan and Action Strategy: An Interagency Report
  • Blooms, Beach Closures and/or Health Advisories

This monthly newsletter highlights current information about Harmful Algal Blooms in freshwater systems, including news, upcoming events, conferences, and webinars; beach closures and health advisories; recently published journal articles, and other resources. 

Read the August newsletter!


Dam Safety Awards

Every year the Virginia Lakes and Watersheds Association, in conjunction with Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Dam Safety and Floodplains, present awards to dams around the Commonwealth that meet all State and Federal Dam Safety Guidelines in various categories.  

The Categories include the following:
  • Best Maintained Dam, Privately Owned
  • Best Maintained Dam, Publicly Owned
  • Best Major Construction or Rehabilitation Project (completed prior to Dec. 31, 2018)
  • Most Improved Dam

Nomination form


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WATER Employment

Below is a listing of Water & Envirnonment related jobs currently available from our members >>>