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Erosion & Sediment Control
Program Mission
The primary mission of the county's Erosion and Sediment Control Program is to minimize the degradation of properties, stream channels, water quality, and other natural resources by enforcing established requirements for the control of soil erosion, sediment deposits, and stormwater runoff. This is accomplished through the education of the county’s citizens and the development community on the importance of erosion and sediment control and through the enforcement of the Virginia Erosion and Sediment Control Law and Loudoun County‘s Codified Ordinances.

Citizens Guide to Erosion & Sediment Control
A "Citizen's Guide to Erosion and Sediment Control" in Loudoun County has been prepared by the Department of Building and Development. This brochure provides general information about erosion and sediment control and how it can affect water quality, wetlands, wildlife, and natural vegetation.  To learn more about this important aspect of protecting Loudoun County’s environmental resources, please take a look at a Citizen's Guide to Erosion and Sediment Control.

If you have a concern or complaint about erosion and sediment control, please call the Erosion and Sediment Control Program at 703-777-0116.

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