Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources (DHHR), Bureau for Public
Health’s Office of Environmental Health Services will hold a public hearing on
Wednesday, October 26, 2016, to discuss draft Source Water Protection Plans for
the City of Elkins, Town of Beverly, Huttonsville PSD, Town of Mill Creek, and
Town of Harman.
The intent of a Source Water
Protection Plan is to identify strategies to minimize potential threats to
source water and prepare for spills or other emergencies that could affect
water service. If approved, the Plan would be valid for three years.
public hearing will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 2016, from 5:30 p.m. to
7:30 p.m., at the City of Elkins Council Chambers (second floor), 401 Davis
Avenue, Elkins, WV.
comments, which will be considered by DHHR during the review process, may be
submitted during the October 26, 2016 hearing or in writing by November 9, 2016
via mail, fax or email. Written comments should include the name, address and
telephone number of the writer and a concise statement of the nature of the
issues being raised. Issues should be kept relevant to the draft plan.
interested in submitting comments may do so by using one of the following
U.S. Mail: West Virginia Department of Health and Human Resources,
Bureau for Public Health, Office of Environmental Health, 350 Capitol Street,
Room 313, Charleston, WV 25301-3713 Attn: Source Water Protection Program
Fax: 304-558-4322 with “Protection Plan Comments” written near the
Email: EEDSourceWaterProtection@wv.gov with
“Protection Plan Comments” in the subject line
regarding how to submit comments for the public hearing may be directed to
Public copies of the Source Water Protection Plans for the City of Elkins, Town of Beverly, Huttonsville PSD, Town of Mill Creek, and Town of Harman are available on the West Virginia Planning and Development Councils Region 7 website: http://www.regionvii.com/resources