Welcome to the Shenandoah Valley Soil & Water Conservation District!

The Shenandoah Valley District is one of 47 Soil and Water Conservation Districts in the Commonwealth of Virginia.

The Shenandoah Valley District was founded in 1940 and served Augusta, Page, and Rockingham Counties and the Cities of Harrisonburg, Staunton, and Waynesboro. In 1975, the Headwaters District was created and began serving Augusta County and the Cities of Staunton and Waynesboro.

The Shenandoah Valley District serves the citizens of Page and Rockingham Counties and the City of Harrisonburg. The District is governed by a board of directors formed of local citizens who are either elected or appointed and serve voluntarily.

Drinking Water Testing for Page County Residents-November 1, 2016

What’s in your water? Affordable well and spring water testing and education is available through Virginia Cooperative Extension.

If you are interested you must mail your registration form with your check or money order by October 25th to the
VCE – Frederick County Office:
107 North Kent Street
Winchester, VA 22601

Click here for more information and registration.


New Septic Funding Available for Rockingham County Residents!

Contact the SVSWCD for more information and to be put on the waiting list for funds.


 Shenandoah Valley SWCD’s Annual Report

Click here for the SVSWCD’s Annual Report 15-16


7 Virginia Wildlife Species are Returning From Decline Due to Clean Water & Conservation Efforts

Click here for news article on Potomac Conservancy website


Rain Barrels

The SVSWCD is currently selling pre-made rain barrels!

Click here for more information


Check out our cover crop displays!

Our 2016 Summer Crops are in full swing. Check back through out the season for updates!