Posted on: March 21, 2017

Public comment period open for draft report on pollutants in Back River

March 21, 2017 - The public comment period is now open for citizens to consider the final draft of a state report on water quality standards in the Back River. The report examines the maximum daily amount of pollutants allowed in the river before federal ...

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Draft report
Posted on: December 30, 2016

REMINDER: Residents can now recycle milk cartons, other coated cardboard

graphic of carton

Dec. 30, 2017 - Hampton residents can now recycle a few more items, including coated cardboard (like milk cartons and frozen food boxes).

The list of items you can put in your household recycling bin is: Metal food and beverage cans, aluminum cans, pie pan...

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Print out recyclables list
Posted on: February 2, 2017

Job fair draws hundreds to Convention Center looking for new opportunities

Feb. 2, 2017 - Hampton's Public Works Department was at the City's Hiring and Resources Fair Thursday to talk about opportunities with the city.  The job fair drew hundreds of job seekers and dozens of employers.

 Here are a few pic...

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Posted on: February 2, 2017

Public meeting scheduled on Poquoson, Back River water quality

Feb. 2, 2017 - Virginia's Department of Environmental Quality will host a public meeting at 6 p.m. Thursday, March 16  to provide information and get public comment on water quality standards for the Poquoson River, Back River and severa...

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Posted on: January 13, 2017

Call 311 or fill out an online form to report potholes as they pop up in Hampton

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Jan. 13, 2017 - Potholes - usually a byproduct of rain and snow and freezing and thawing on roadways - are back with a vengeance. While the city sends people out daily to check for and repair potholes, they can use your help. The Public Works Departm...

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Posted on: January 4, 2017

With snow in the weekend forecast, the city and Public Works have staff on standby

snow

Jan. 4, 2017 - The forecasts calls for snow this weekend - anywhere from an inch to several inches. And Hampton’s Public Works Department, which has responsibility for snow removal on primary roadways, bridges and municipal property, is ready. 

Public...

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Posted on: December 30, 2016

Residents can now recycle milk cartons, other coated cardboard

graphic of carton

Dec. 30, 2017 - Hampton residents can now recycle a few more items, including coated cardboard (like milk cartons and frozen food boxes).

The list of items you can put in your household recycling bin is: Metal food and beverage cans, aluminum cans, pie pan...

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Print out recyclables list
Posted on: December 12, 2016

Holidays will change the trash pickup schedules during weeks of Christmas, New Years

trash truck

Dec. 12, 2016 - There will be no regular recycling, refuse, bulk trash or yard waste collection on Friday, Dec. 23 or Monday, Dec. 26 because of Christmas; or on Monday, Jan. 2, because of New Year’s Day.

Trash normally collected on Friday, Dec. 23 w...

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Posted on: July 27, 2016

Drainage project under way to relieve flooding in Merrimac Shores neighborhood

construction pic

July 27, 2016 - Work continues on a new Public Works drainage project in the Merrimac Shores neighborhood. The project is designed to divert stormwater under the roadway instead of across it, helping to reduce flooding that frequently blocks Catesby Jones...Read on...

Posted on: January 27, 2016

Recycling dropoff sites available

Jan. 27, 2016 - Hampton residents who live in apartments and want to benefit the environment have a new option: recycling dropoff sites. The city has three sites where people who don't get curbside recycling service can take their household recyclables.
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See map and hours.
Posted on: October 22, 2015

Call before you dig

Oct. 23, 2015 - Hampton's Public Works Department reminds residents, contractors and others that they need to call va811.com, also known as Miss Utility, before they do any kind of excavation or digging.

Calling 811, or 1-800-552-7001, before work beg...Read on...

va811.com
Posted on: June 23, 2015

Check for standing rainwater to reduce mosquito population

June 22, 2015 – Hampton’s Environmental Services Division wants residents to police their yards for standing rainwater to help reduce the area’s Asian Tiger mosquito population.

News release