Utilities/Public Works Notices

Utilities Contacts for the Development Community

Spotsylvania County Department of Utilities/Public Works contacts for new development and initial planning, construction inspection and site plan review.

Regulatory Reminder

The Spotsylvania County Utilities Department would like to remind the development community of several key documents and regulatory guidelines that govern the design and installation of water and sanitary sewer utilities.  Here is a non-exclusive list of mandatory provisions.  

Regulatory Reminder Memorandum (pdf)

Spotsylvania County Water and Sewer Design and Construction Standards Manual (link)

12VAC 5-590 Virginia Waterworks Regulations (link)

9VAC 25-790 Sewage Collection and Treatment Regulations (link)

Design Standards Manual Notice - Unattended Water Lines

During the installation of new water lines, all pipes shall be plugged or capped in accordance with the Spotsylvania Water and Sewer Design and Construction Standards Manual Section 3.4.3.1.  Plywood or plastic will not be deemed acceptable.  The Spotsylvania County Utilities Department will be conducting additional inspections to ensure compliance with this standard.  

Unattended Water Lines Memorandum (pdf)

Water and Sewer Design and Construction Standards Manual Section 3.4.3.1 (pdf)

Sanitary Sewer Line Cleaning Program

Sanitary sewer line cleaning, Leavells Crossing Subdivision, May 26, 2018 - June 26, 2018, Monday-Thursday, 7:30am-3:00pm, excluding holidays.  Please see the Sanitary Sewer Line Cleaning Program link for more information.

Livingston Blend Compost

Livingston Blend Compost is offered in 3/8 inch and 1/4 inch sizes.  Livingston Blend Compost is a proven soil conditioner that provides excellent growing results.  For more information including specific analytical data and product availability, please call 540-507-7487 or 540-841-6925.

Beware of Impersonation Scams

Recently, we received reports from customers that individuals are impersonating various Utilities companies' staff by calling to offer discounts, payment collection or requesting to enter their homes.  Please read this important information to help you identify Spotsylvania County Utilities staff.

Zika Virus Information  (Link)

Please click on the link above to find helpful resources and information about the Zika Virus.