Lucasville Pond Retrofit

This project upgrades the existing pond, located at 10216 Magnolia Grove Drive, to a Virginia DEQ-credited Level 2 pond, meaning it provides both increased stormwater retention capacity and greater water quality treatment. View the project plans here.

Current Status:
  • Construction began in September 2023
Timeline: September 2023 - August 2024
  • Wildlife Relocation Services: Present – end of dewatering
  • Construction Mobilization and Site Prep: September 1 - September 18, 2023
  • Erosion and Sediment Control Implementation:  September 18 – October 16, 2023
  • Dewatering of Pond: October 17, 2023
Wildlife Partnerships: The City has partnered with the Wildlife Rescue League (WLR) to safely trap and move the turtles located within the Lucasville Pond downstream.
  • The WRL has relocated over 1,000 turtles!
  • The City received a permit from the Department of Conservation and Recreation for this effort.
  • Solitude Lake Management will be performing fish relocation services for the Lucasville Pond of behalf of the City. To learn more about their safe methods, visit here.

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