The Facilities Department's Office of Site and Infrastructure Development is primarily responsible for the administration, compliance, and enforcement of Virginia Tech's stormwater management programs.

The office is charged with:

  • Managing, implementing, evaluating, and improving the Virginia Tech MS4 (Municipal Separate Storm Sewer System) Program and ensuring compliance with the VAR04 Permit
  • Educating the university and surrounding community about stormwater impacts including:
    • Detecting illicit discharges
    • Controlling stormwater runoff at construction sites during and after construction
    • Working to prevent pollution from municipal operations
  • Serving as the Virginia Stormwater Management Program Authority for land disturbing activities
  • Managing, implementing, evaluating, and improving the Annual Standards and Specifications for Erosion and Sediment Control (ESC) and Stormwater Management (SWM)
  • Overseeing site inspections and compliance with the VAR10 Permit
  • Overseeing compliance with the VAR05 Permit

For additional information, contact Site and Infrastructure Development (SID):

Chuck Dietz
Stormwater Compliance Manager
Facilities
Sterrett Facilities Complex
230 Sterrett Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Email: charlid@vt.edu
Office: 540-231-1788

Lauren Grimes
MS4 Program Administrator

Facilities
Sterrett Facilities Complex
230 Sterrett Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061
Email: lgrimes@vt.edu
Office: 540-231-3716

 

Contact

Mailing address
Facilities Department (0529)
Sterrett Facilities Complex
Virginia Tech
230 Sterrett Drive
Blacksburg, VA 24061

Phone
540-231-4300