Utilities

Utilities operates and maintains drinking water and wastewater treatment systems for portions of Powhatan County located within the Water and Wastewater Service District (PDF).

Service Area
Potable water and sanitary sewer service is currently available from the Powhatan/Chesterfield County line along the Route 60 corridor to Flat Rock and sanitary sewer service is available in the courthouse area extending to portions of Route 60.

Wastewater Treatment Plants
Utilities operates 2 wastewater treatment plants (WWTP) in the county.
  • Fighting Creek WWTP serves the courthouse area as well as a portion of the Route 60 corridor and is designed to treat 100,000 gallons per day.
  • Dutoy Creek WWTP serves from the Powhatan/Chesterfield County line along the Route 60 corridor extending to Flat Rock and is designed to treat 250,000 gallons per day.
New Customers
To begin water and or sewer service at a new address, a completed Utility Service Connection Application (PDF) along with payment for the Service Application Fee and Service Deposits may be submitted in person or via U.S. mail. Please contact Utilities to receive an itemized cost breakdown for service at your address. Once service is initiated, you will receive a bill from our vendor, Sydnor Hydro, bimonthly and will be billed according to the current Approved Water and Sewer Rates (PDF).

More Information

Residents, businesses and developers wishing to connect to the County's water and/or wastewater system should direct their inquiries to Utilities by calling 804-598-5764.

Ordinances