Grant Funds Available to Dam Owners and Local Governments
Updated April 17, 2013 by Kevin Gentry
The Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation, Dam Safety and Floodplain Management Division is currently accepting applications for grants from the Virginia Dam Safety, Floodplain Prevention and Protection Assistance Fund. For 2013, a total of $305,000 is available for grants from the Fund. The maximum amount available per grant will be based on project scoring and the total amount of funds requested.
Following are the eligible project types:
Dam Safety (for government and private entities)
* Dam Break Inundation Zone Analysis, Mapping and Digitization
* Emergency Action Plan Development
* Incremental Damage Analysis
* Engineering for Dam RepairsFlood Prevention and Protection (for government entities):
* Locality Flood Warning and Response Systems such as Reverse 911 and IFLOWS
* Improvements to Locality Floodplain Program and Acceptance in Community Rating System
* Locality Floodplain Information and Educational Programs
For more information, contact the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation at (804) 786-4570
"Signatures in Time - A Living History of Middlesex County, Virginia" Now on Sale
November 30, 2012 by Kevin Gentry
Signatures In Time—A Living History of Middlesex County, Virginia” is now on sale. The book is a six-year project completed by the Middlesex County Jamestown 2007 Book Committee. The 428-page book, published by the Middlesex County Board of Supervisors, is the first-ever chronological history written on Middlesex. The author of the book is Larry Chowning, Archie Soucek is the editor, Pat DePina is the illustrator, and Claudia Soucek is the chair of the book committee. Cost for a book is $50. There are also a limited number of embossed, numbered copies for sale for $100. Books can be purchased at the Woodward Building in Saluda at 877 General Puller Hwy or you may send a check for $50 plus $6 shipping and handling to PO Box 428, Saluda, VA 23149 and we will mail it to you.
The book may also be purchased at the following locations:
In Urbanna: Make Thyme and Nimcock Gallery
In Saluda: Middlesex Museum
In Deltaville: Nauti-Nells
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