Month: July 2012

Keep Henrico Beautiful Seeks Land Lover & Clean Business Award Nominations

The Keep Henrico Beautiful Committee is looking for exceptional residential and commercial properties for its 2012 Land Lover and Clean Business awards. The awards, presented annually since 1995, recognize home and business properties that are attractively landscaped, well-maintained and litter-free. To be eligible for a Land Lover Award, residents must perform their own landscaping and […] Continue reading Keep Henrico Beautiful Seeks Land Lover & Clean Business Award Nominations

Important Information

Emergency Life Safety Issues: 911 Hurricane Preparedness & Shelter Info Hotline: 501-7413 Recreation and Parks Inclement Weather Hotline: 501-5132 Dabbs House, Va Randolph Museum, & Meadow Farm facilities are CLOSED No visitation at Jail East & West on Sat, Aug 27 and Sun, Aug 28 Continue reading Important Information

Henrico Starts 10-Year Water Line Flushing Program

The Henrico County Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has started a 10-year program to flush 1,570 miles of water mains, removing accumulations of sediment that can reduce water quality. DPU’s first comprehensive flushing effort will begin near Darbytown and Williamsburg roads and continue for several weeks before moving to other parts of eastern Henrico. That […] Continue reading Henrico Starts 10-Year Water Line Flushing Program

UPDATE: Henrico Installs Flashing Yellow Arrows at More Intersections

Henrico County has continued to install new traffic signals to help motorists better understand the need to yield to oncoming traffic before turning left. In February, the Department of Public Works (DPW) placed at four intersections signals that feature a new flashing yellow arrow, which indicates that drivers may proceed after yielding to oncoming vehicles […] Continue reading UPDATE: Henrico Installs Flashing Yellow Arrows at More Intersections

“Just Start Recycling”

CVWMA unveiled plans for the “Just Start Recycling” campaign at the TFC Recycling Facility. The campaign will include a region-wide education effort featuring a new marketing campaign created by Curbside Value Partnership displayed on recycling truck signs, commuter buses and TV ads, direct homeowner outreach and a new web page dedicated to the campaign, www.JustStartRecycling.org. Continue reading “Just Start Recycling”

Be Prepared for Disasters

Do you know what you need to survive at home without power for at least 72 hours? Or what to take with you if you had to leave in a hurry? Emergency and Community Response professionals will show you how to prepare for these threatening situations at this FREE disaster preparedness course. Saturday, January 14 […] Continue reading Be Prepared for Disasters

Public Utilities Customer Service System

Henrico County’s Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has launched an automated voice response system designed to provide water, sewer and refuse-collection customers around-the-clock access to account and service information. Customers calling DPU’s standard customer service number at (804) 501-4275 can obtain through the automated service information such as account balances, last payment received, instructions for […] Continue reading Public Utilities Customer Service System

Henrico Extension Offers Community Garden Program

The Henrico County office of the Virginia Cooperative Extension is accepting applications for Gardens Growing Families, a community garden program for county residents. For a nominal fee, individuals and families will receive expert help as they grow their own vegetables in plots at the Lakeside Garden, at Vale Street and Michael Avenue, near Lakeside Avenue; […] Continue reading Henrico Extension Offers Community Garden Program