Lake Shenandoah Stormwater Control Authority

For information pertaining to the establishment and operation of the Lake Shenandoah Stormwater Control Authority (LSSCA).
The LSSCA was formed to facilitate engineering and upgrades to the drainage infrastructure within the Lake Shenandoah Drainage Area.

Approx. 2010  - Neighborhoods in the Lake Shenandoah begin to experience periodic urban flooding from stormwater runoff
Tax Parcels

2013 – Rockingham County contracted with The Timmons Group to do an initial study on the Lake Shenandoah Watershed characteristics, stormwater flooding problems, and potential solutions  
Lake Shenandoah Initial study - Timmons Group

2018 – Unusually high rainfall (two major storms, in addition to far above average rainfall totals for the entire year) leads to many homes and properties experiencing inundation by stormwater runoff

July 2018 – During a Board Work Session, County Supervisors directed County Staff to form a Stormwater Advisory Committee, comprised of citizens with varying backgrounds and expertise, to study the runoff problems in the Lake Shenandoah Watershed

August 2018- February 2019 – Stormwater Advisory Committee held five meetings

April 2019 – Board Work Session to review Stormwater Advisory Committee findings

April 2019 – Neighborhood Meeting

July 2019 – Public Hearing on the establishment of the Lake Shenandoah Stormwater Control Authority

October 2019 – Board forms Lake Shenandoah Stormwater Control Authority

January-February 2020 – Staff presents possible fee structures to the Board
January 2020 Update
February 2020 Update

March 2020 – Public Hearing scheduled; subsequently postponed due to COVID-19 public gathering restrictions

Lake Shenandoah Q & A