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HRSD to build main sewer line regardless of what county does | March 26, 2020, Southside Sentinel
Hampton Roads officials warn people to flush only toiler paper | March 23, 2020, Richmond Times-Dispatch
Out of toilet paper during the coronavirus pandemic? Don’t flush anything else you might use | March 22, 2020, Daily Press
Plant Profile: HRSD Nansemond Treatment Plant | Water & Wastes Digest, February 25, 2020
Capital Improvement Plan approved; sewer top priority | Southside Sentinel, February 14, 2020
HRSD proposes building waterfront trail in Newport News’ City Farm as part of plant expansion project | January 29, 2020 | Daily Press
Public hearing on $37 million Capital Improvement Plan set | Southside Sentinel, January 15, 2020
Business News: Greasezilla FOG Separation Technology Selected for Treatment Plant | Water & Wastewater Digest, January 10, 2020
Scientists are designing accelerators that one day could help clean the environment | StarTribune, January 10, 2020
Is Sewer Our Top Priority? (Letter to Editor) | Eastern Shore Post, January 9, 2020
Exmore Sewer Choice Could Also Affect Water Supply | Eastern Shore Post, January 9, 2020
Study: How US sewage plants can remove medicines from wastewater |, January 8, 2020
Hampton Roads Sanitation District hosts open house for sustainable initiative potential expansion in Newport News’ River Farm Park | Daily Press, January 6, 2020



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Media Contacts

Primary Media Contact:
Leila Rice, APR
Director of Communications

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