Local Projects

We are beginning to investigate groundwater discharge into the Lafayette and Elizabeth Rivers, and elsewhere around Hampton Roads. We are conducting monthly surveys to assess the seasonal variation in groundwater seepage, and its potential impact on the formation of harmful algal blooms and other surface water quality impairments.

We are monitoring groundwater seepage at the home of the Elizabeth River Project’s new Resilience Lab. We will assess how groundwater flow and nutrient loading changes with the installation of a “living shoreline.”