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Residents affected by Hurricane Florence can report stream blockages

Due to the potential for high water and stream blockages in the coming days, anyone with a blockage impacting their home or property that's caused by Hurricane Florence is encouraged to call 1-866-UC-FLOOD (823-5663) to report it to the West Virginia Conservation Agency.

The Agency's Emergency Watershed Protection program is used during a state or federal emergency declaration in response to a sudden disaster.

In cases of extreme flooding, the WVCA will work with local, state and federal agencies to determine the extent of flood-related damages and to relieve blockages from streams. Woody debris, vegetation and any other items found blocking streams may be removed if eligible.

The State Emergency Operations Center under the Division of Homeland Security and Emergency Management has been activated in anticipation of Hurricane Florence. Multiple state agencies are preparing to respond to the hurricane's impacts on West Virginia.

The West Virginia Conservation Agency's mission is to provide for and promote the protection and conservation of West Virginia's soil, land, water and related resources for the health, safety and general welfare of the state's citizens.



WVCA Conservation Matters


News and Events

The next State Conservation Committee meeting will be held: October 9, 2018 (10:00:AM) at WVCA Headquarters, Guthrie

Agenda Items: Review of Previous Meeting Minutes, Supervisor Actions, New Business, Continuing Business, SCC Standing Committee Reports, Informational Updates, Conservation Partnership Reports , Conservation Committee Member Reports/Delegation

Complete Committee Member List

What is the role of a Conservation District Supervisor?

Take a look at what it means to be a District Supervisor, how they help their conservation districts, how and why you could become one.

"It's more than just attending meetings and approving official district business. Across 14 conservation districts in West Virginia, supervisors may play a variety of roles. Each supervisor may take on unique responsibilities, as well. Some get active in student-centered education programs. Others take on a leadership role in the statewide association of conservation districts or an administrative role in their local district. Ultimately, a supervisor is responsible for practices and programs ..."[continue reading]

Stream Partners

The Stream Partner Program is a cooperative effort of the West Virginia Conservation Agency, West Virginia Department of Environmental Protection, Division of Forestry, and the Division of Natural Resources. The program is housed within the DEP's Division of Water and Waste Management.
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To provide for and promote the protection and conservation of West Virginia's soil, land,
water and related resources for the health, safety and general welfare of the state's citizens.

State Conservation Agency Executive Director:
Brian Farkas

State Conservation Committee Chairman:
Kent Leonhardt


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