Combined Sewer System Community Engagement

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RiverRenew Stakeholder Advisory Group

Established through City Council Resolution No. 2850, a 13-member stakeholder advisory group (SAG) was formed to monitor the implementation of the Alexandria Renew Enterprises RiverRenew Project. This group is comprised of a diverse group of citizens representing Alexandria neighborhoods, businesses, environmental groups and other stakeholders.  The next workgroup meeting will be held on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm at Alexandria Renew Enterprises, 1800 Limerick Street, Alexandria, Virginia 22314. Parking is available at the AlexRenew parking garage at no charge.     

May 1, 2019 SAG Meeting

March 26, 2019 SAG Meeting

February 27, 2019 SAG Meeting

For more information about the SAG, including a description of the group membership, please visit the RiverRenew webpage.


Past Public Meetings Regarding the Combined Sewer System and the Long Term Control Plan Update

The City has been holding a number of public information meetings related to the Combined Sewer System Long Term Control Plan Update and the Combined Sewer System Permit issued by the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality in August 2013. The agenda, presentation and video recording of these meetings can be found below. 

April 5, 2018 - The City and AlexRenew held a public meeting to present the draft Long Term Control Plan and solicit comments and feedback.

May 20, 2017 - The City held a public information meeting to share information about how the new project deadline impacts the Combined Sewer System Long Term Control Plan Update submitted to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality in December 2016. A copy of the staff presentation and a link to the video recording of the meeting are below. 

April 21, 2016 - A public meeting was held that presented the proposed framework to the community. Information related to the April 21st meeting, including the presentation, can be found below.

June 18, 2015 - A public meeting was held that explained the progress to date the City has made in developing an update to its Long Term Control Plan to comply with new regulatory requirements. Information related to this meeting, including the presentation, can be found below.

February 15, 2015 - A public meeting was held o present information related to its ongoing combined sewer system planning efforts that are required to meet new water quality regulations in order to reduce the impacts of combined sewer overflows on receiving waterways. The City is required to update its Long Term Control Plan to meet the new regulations and must submit it to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality by August 2016. The presentation, video recording, informational handout, and feedback form related to this meeting can be found below.

August 5, 2013 - A public meeting was held to present the draft CSS permit and inform residents how to provide comments on the permit to the Virginia Department of Environmental Quality.

The City is also providing updates to City Council throughout the planning process.   

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