What projects are eligible to purchase nutrient credits?
If your project meets any of the requirements below, you may be eligible to purchase nutrient credits to offset stormwater run-off requirements.
1. Project site occupies less than 5 acres.
2. Nutrient reduction quota is less than 10lbs of phosphorous.
3. 75% or more of nutrient reduction quota is already met through BMP
4. VPDES and VSMP permit holders who need to comply with the 2005 Chesapeake Bay Strategy or other pollutant related TMDL.
*Nutrient credits may not be used to mitigate stormwater quantity.