The York River and Small Coastal Basin Roundtable promotes place-based coordination and collaboration on watershed issues of mutual concern and interest. In doing so, it enhances the understanding, support, communication and adoption of best management practices that reduce nonpoint source pollution, ameliorate watershed habitat and improve water quality in local waters and the Chesapeake Bay, helping the Commonwealth achieve its water quality improvement goals.
Fostering holistic watershed resilience is one of the Roundtable’s four foundational Cornerstones. By improving the understanding and visibility of the full range of interconnected social, environmental and economic components of resilience and operate at their nexus, the Roundtable seeks to cultivate resilient watershed communities while enhancing quality of life.
The following best practices represent actionable items identified by the York River and Small Coastal Basin Roundtable as being mutually beneficial to both business and watershed resilience. The YRSCBR believes that adherence to these best practices helps enhance quality of life for all watershed stakeholders.