We work with people who work the land. Improving soil & water quality through the use of best management practices Consider Stream Exclusion Fencing Improving water quality through best management practices We work with people who work the land.

Welcome to Headwaters Soil and Water Conservation District

Land must be nurtured; not plundered and wasted — H. H. Bennett

You can make a difference.


District Manager job posting click HERE

For complete Job Descriptions and County Application, click on our PERSONNEL PAGE page at the top.


 View the Board of Directors Meetings for 2022 will be held in the Augusta County               Government Center at 10AM. View the schedule of meetings HERE. 

Read the HWSWCD 2021-2022 Annual Report HERE

FALL ISSUE of our E-Newsletter – Click HERE

COVID-19 Operations Update (3/16/2022):

 The USDA Service Center has lifted its locked door policy, so visitors are once again permitted into the Service Center Building. The District is operating on a 75% staffing capacity. You may enter the office. Please note that this is the current plan for operations and these may change at any time. Please call the district office if you have any questions. Thank you for your cooperation.


Household Hazardous Waste Collection Day! This Saturday, September 24th (8:30am-noon) at the Government Center in Verona

For more information click HERE


Underground Classroom Tours are back!

The Underground Classroom and Soils Education is back! We’re now accepting new reservations to bring this fun, walk-through exhibit to you! For more information on how to make a reservation, click on the Underground Classroom button on our Education page. 



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