Who is responsible for the maintenance of the private water service lateral?

The property owner is responsible for all maintenance, operation, cleaning, repair, and reconstruction of the private water service lateral from the building/house to the point of connection with the homeowner’s side of the water meter. 

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1. What is a water service lateral?
2. Who is responsible for the maintenance of the private water service lateral?
3. I need to find my water service lateral, shut-off valve, and my pressure regulator. Can Spotsylvania County Utilities locate them for me?
4. I have questions about my own plumbing or I want to check out what my plumber is telling me. Can Spotsylvania County Utilities answer my plumbing questions?