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What is in the Plan

The plan includes the following elements:

  • Description of existing water sources;
  • Description of existing water use;
  • Assessment of projected water demands;
  • Statement of need;
  • Alternatives analysis to address projected deficits in water supplies; and
  • Descriptions of water management and drought response actions.

Information in the plan is organized by sub-regions as follows (see map below):

Peninsula sub-region: cities of Hampton, Newport News, Poquoson, and Williamsburg; and counties of Gloucester, James City, and York.

Southside sub-region: cities of Norfolk, Portsmouth, Virginia Beach, Chesapeake, and Suffolk.

Western Tidewater sub-region: city of Franklin; counties of Isle of Wight, Southampton, and Surry; and towns of Boykins, Branchville, Capron, Claremont, Courtland, Dendron, Ivor, Newsoms, Smithfield, Surry, and Windsor.

Hampton Roads Region Map

Download a copy of the Plan