Temporary emergency shellfish area closures: Monroe Bay, Rosier Creek, Westmoreland & King George Counties

The Virginia Department of Health Division of Shellfish Safety announced today that a portion of Monroe Bay as well as a portion of Rosier Creek found in either Westmoreland and / or King George Counties is temporarily closed to shellfish harvesting due to a sewage bypass impacting water quality in these tributaries.  Due to potential microbiological pollution hazards, shellfish taken from the area affected by the emergency closure are currently unacceptable for consumption.

SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL PROCEDURES EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2021

NOTICE
WESTMORELAND COUNTY
SOLID WASTE DISPOSAL PROCEDURES
EFFECTIVE JULY 1, 2021

Residents of Westmoreland County, Virginia are required to display the Westmoreland County Waste Disposal Permit in their vehicle when disposing of waste at any of the County’s three solid waste disposal sites. Persons not displaying the Westmoreland County Waste Disposal Permit will not be allowed to dispose of their waste at any site.