DEQ monitors water quality in rivers, lakes and estuaries at more than 2,100 locations to detect pollutants and to assess pollution prevention efforts. Information is available on:
Stormwater, Erosion and Sediment Control & Chesapeake Bay Preservation
Total Maximum Daily Load
Water Quality Assessment Guidance
Water Quality Assessment
Water Quality Monitoring
Other Monitoring Reports
- 2014 Reduction of Toxics in State Waters Report
A report on the prevention of contamination of the Commonwealth's waters by toxics, the continued monitoring of those waters for the presence of toxics, and the implementation of remedial measures to reduce and/or eliminate toxics found in the state's waters.
For Toxics Reports for 2001 thru 2013 please contact:
Donald H. Smith
Water Resources and Water Use
- 2013 Annual Water Resources Report (PDF)
An annual report summarizing the status of water resources in Virginia, with details on water withdrawals and use during the previous year.
Section 319 Nonpoint Source Pollution Management Program