Water Resources Program  |  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 have a drainage complaint and you believe the County may be responsible, please email drainagecomplaint@albemarle.org.

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
  • VSMP program administration
  • land development regulations and permits 
  • floodplains
  • stream buffer or channel disturbance
  • groundwater rules

Department of Community Development


Frank Pohl

County Engineer

  • erosion and sediment control issues
  • construction inspection

Kenny Thacker

Erosion Control Officer

  • program development and administration
  • stormwater utility development
  • dam safety compliance
  • other general inquiries

Department of Facilities and Environmental Services

Water Resources Program


Greg Harper

Chief of Environmental Services

  • TMDL action planning and implementatio
  • capital improvement program
  • GIS

Stavros Calos

Water Resources Program Engineer 

  • stormwater facility inspections and maintenance 
  • native plant initiatives
  • drainage issues, including sinkholes 
  • vegetation for stormwater management and erosion control

 Repp Glaettli

Water Resources Specialist


David Lockledge

Water Resources Specialist

  •  MS4 compliance and reporting
  • public education and engagement regarding water stewardship
  • illicit discharges

John Murphy

MS4 Program Manager

 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

  • water supply (reservoirs, water treatment)
  • urban water distribution
  • 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