- Report Published -
|Drinking Water Supply Problems and Funding Mechanisms to Correct Drinking Water Deficiencies in Southwestern Virginia (HJR 104)|
|HJR 104 (Regular Session, 1996)|
|The 1996 Session of the General Assembly passed House Joint Resolution No. 104 (Appendix A) establishing a joint subcommittee to study drinking water supply problems and funding mechanisms to correct drinking water deficiencies in southwestern Virginia. (*1) The 10-member subcommittee was charged with making recommendations on potential funding mechanisms to resolve the drinking water problems. In making its recommendations, the subcommittee was to analyze the appropriate role that the state should play in assisting with funding.|
(*1) For the purpose of this study, southwestern Virginia is defined as areas located in the LENOWISCO Planning District Commission (Counties of Lee, Scott and Wise, and the City of Norton); the Cumberland Plateau Planning District Commission (Counties of Buchanan, Russell, Dickenson and Tazewell); and the Mount Rogers Planning District Commission (Counties of Bland, Carroll, Grayson, Smyth, Washington and Wythe, and the Cities of Bristol and Galax).