With recent rainfall increasing water levels in the James River, Henrico County is joining the city of Richmond and Chesterfield, Goochland, Hanover and Powhatan counties to lift voluntary water conservation measures, effective immediately
Voluntary water conservation measures effective Tuesday, Oct. 10.
Henrico County is continuing to test water quality and is taking other precautionary measures to protect its drinking water supply following Wednesday’s crude oil spill into the James River after a CSX train derailment in Lynchburg. Officials shut down the intake pumps at the county’s water treatment plant from approximately 11:30 p.m. Thursday until 6 […]
Henrico County continues to monitor Wednesday’s crude oil spill into the James River following a CSX train derailment in Lynchburg and is taking a number of precautionary measures to protect its water supply. County officials anticipate the oil could flow into the region after 6 p.m. today, based on estimates from state agencies and CSX. […]
Henrico County is taking precautionary measures to protect its water supply in response to a CSX train derailment in Lynchburg today that is spilling crude oil into the James River. There is no indication the oil will enter the county’s water supply. County Manager John A. Vithoulkas said officials are monitoring the spill and are […]