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Green Streets project at 8th Street South curbside rain garden

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Arlington: On a Mission To Improve Water Quality

County leads state in pollutant reduction efforts.

Arlington County has met its 5 percent pollutant reduction requirements in just two years and has begun work on reducing the next 35 percent as indicated under the Clean Water Act permit obligations. The county has achieved 5.2 percent nitrogen, 22.8 percent phosphorus, and 13.7 percent sediment reductions in only two years.


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