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Stormwater Division

5320 Palmer Lane, 2A
Williamsburg, VA 23185

P: 757-259-1440
F: 757-259-5833




PRIDE stands for Protecting Resources in Delicate Environments. PRIDE is the educational component of the County's water quality program. The goal of PRIDE is to improve water quality in James City County by teaching residents about the importance of watershed protection while providing residents and neighborhoods with specific watershed restoration and protection tools.

Hours of Operation


7:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Monday - Friday


Watershed Tour


JCC straddles two major watersheds, the James River Watershed and the York River Watershed. Both are subwatersheds of the Chesapeake Bay watershed, which stretches from Pennsylvania to Virginia. Within the James River and York watersheds are eleven subwatersheds - Diascund Creek, Ware Creek, Yarmouth Creek, Gordon Creek, Powhatan Creek, Mill Creek, College Creek, James River, York River, Skiffe's Creek and Chickahominy River.


Select an image on the map below to view watershed features here in the County. Some mights be familiar to you. We hope this helps you understand the significant role they play in the health of our watersheds.

Check back soon as we add more watershed features from around the County. If you have a photograph to share that might help residents of James City County take "PRIDE" in our surroundings, email it to us today.


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