Water Resources Management  |  STAFF CONTACTS

The region's water resources are protected by a variety of programs administered by staff from several County departments and outside organizations.  The following table should help you to find the right person to ask specific questions.

Question or Issue Department/Agency Staff Contacts Phone/ Extention
If you observe significant spills or discharges of pollutants (gas, paint, etc.) into a stormwater inlet, channel, or stream, please call 911.
County programs and staff
phone: (434) 296-5832, then extension shown below
  • land development regulations
  • floodplains
  • stream buffer or channel disturbance
  • groundwater rules
Department of Community Development Glenn Brooks, County Engineer  x3273
  • erosion and sediment control issues
  • construction inspection
Kenny Thacker, Erosion Control Officer x3390
  • program development and administration
  • capital improvement program
  • MS4 permit administration
  • dam compliance
  • drainage issues
  • demonstration projects
  • other general inquiries
Department of
General Services,
Water Resources
Greg Harper, Water Resources Manager  x3410
  • stormwater facility maintenance
  • vegetation for stormwater management and erosion control
Repp Glaettli, Water Resources Specialist  x3424
 Other organizations
  • illegal or suspicious dumping
Rivanna Regional Stormwater Education Partnership    975-0224
  • drainage issues within or along State-maintained roadways
Virginia Department of Transportation   (800) 367-7623
  • water quality assessments
  • leaking underground storage tanks
  • other pollution sources
Virginia Department of Environmental Quality  

(804) 527-5020

  • urban water system
  • sanitary sewer system
Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority
Albemarle County Service Authority

977-2970 or 

  • wells (permitting, water quality)
Virginia Department of Health   972-6259




Contact the Department
Water Resources Management
401 McIntire Road
Charlottesville, VA 22902
434-296-5816 Ext: 3410
Email the Department