Hanover County Department of Public Works in Virginia provides a variety of services. It handles transportation issues, solid waste disposal and recycling, storm drainage and ensures compliance with Chesapeake Bay Protection and other environmental regulations. It is also is responsible for overseeing Hanover Airport, near the Hanover Industrial Air Park. The solid waste division of the Hanover County Department of Public Works maintains more than five solid waste service convenience centers where residents can dispose of household waste and recyclable items and which are available for household, and not business refuse. The department of public works is headed by the director of public works, and is assisted by the chief of operations for solid waste services and the airport manager.