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2024 News Releases



Fitch Affirms Hampton Roads Sanitation Dist, VAWastewater Revs at 'AA+'/'AA'; Outlook Positive | Fitch Connect - November 22, 2022
HRSD tracks how much coronavirus is in what we flush. Here’s the latest in Hampton Roads. | WHRO-FM - May 17, 2022
(HRSD) sits down with longtime colleague & recently retired Ted Henifin to chart his life of public service throughout eastern Virginia | VWEA - April 19, 2022
Disposing of Old Medications on Coast Live | WTKR-TV - April 15, 2022
Wastewater COVID-19 tracking in Hampton Roads turns focus to new omicron sub-variant | WVEC-TV - March 15, 2022
Chincoteague Reaches Agreement with HRSD for Sunset Bay Sewer | Eastern Shore Post, February 24, 2022
CDC tracks COVID-19 in wastewater. Some of the data comes from Virginia | WVEC TV, February 4, 2022
EPA Administrator visits Hardy site | The Smithfield Times, February 1, 2022
Hampton Roads Sanitation District GM sets retirement date; successor named | Water Finance & Management, January 28, 2022
Challenge accepted: HRSD team engineers contraption to get trash out of the water | The Virginian-Pilot, January 16, 2022
Nonfouling Level Transmitter Solves Tough Wastewater Measurement Problem | TPO Magazine, January 4, 2022


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Primary Media Contact:
Leila Rice, APR
Director of Communications

Phone: 757.460.7056
Cell: 757.642.1321 (after hours and emergencies)