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to announce that Joey Fagan will fill the position of Source Water Protection
Specialist following the recent retirement of Nancy Carr. Joey is looking forward to working with
local governments, state and federal agencies, and citizens to develop and implement effective and
practical source water protection plans. His goal along with the VRWA is to protect and maintain the
environmental integrity of groundwater and surface water resources in order to provide safe public
drinking water supplies for communities throughout the Commonwealth of Virginia.
VRwA iS PLEASED
Joey has considerable experience in source
water related fields, having worked for many
years as a natural resource professional in both
the public and private sectors. Most recently, he
worked as a private consultant specializing in
karst hydrology and environmental planning.
Before that, he served for many years as a Karst
Protection Specialist for the Virginia Department
of Conservation and Recreation Natural Heritage
Program. Other work experience includes work
in oil and gas exploration, real estate and conservation easements, and chemistry teachinglaboratory support.
Joey is ready to offer assistance on how to
better protect public drinking water sources in
all regions of the Commonwealth of Virginia.
He is available to meet with decision makers
and technical staff to discuss specific source
water protection issues, concerns, and solutions.
He seeks to work with localities to develop or
update written source water protection plans and
to follow-up by helping to implement practicable
source water protection measures. He is able to
design studies to better understand and manage
complex aquifers and can help to identify possible funding from a variety of sources for such
projects. Joey is happy to provide informative
educational presentations to public and private
groups to show the importance of source water
Joey grew up in Roanoke and now resides in
Blacksburg, Virginia. He is a graduate of Emory
and Henry College, where he earned a Bachelors
degree in Geography with an emphasis in Land
Use Analysis and Planning. He attended graduate school at Virginia Tech where he studied
Geography and Geology. Joey later studied Civil
Engineering Technology at Virginia Western
Community College and Karst Hydrology at
Western Kentucky University. Joey’s contact
information is available on the VRWA website.
Please give him a call!
P.O. Box 234 · Rocky Gap, VA 24366
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Table of Contents for the Digital Edition of Streamline - Summer 2013
From the President
From the Executive Director
Generators – Learning from the Past
Does the End Justify the Means?
Clean Out Your Medicine Cabinet!
How is Serving on a Board of an Organization like Owning a Car?
Monitoring Master Meters
2013 Conference Highlights
OilClean from EcoSolutions Naturally Separates Oil from Water
Choosing a Rate Analyst
Ergs, Joules and Other Stuff
Snug and Smug with Solar Power
Fresh Faces: Joey Fagan
Throwing My Loop
Do You Know What Your VRWA Benefits Are?
Welcome New Members
Board of Directors
Index to Advertisers/Ad.com
Streamline - Summer 2013