Fringe Area Water Utility Customers are advised that dry weather and lower than average rainfall has resulted in a decrease in water supply at the James River Dam.
Residents are asked to please refrain from lawn watering, vehicle washing, filling of pools and any other non-critical use of water until further notice.
The Municipality apologizes for any inconvenience this may cause.

Local Improvement Charges FAQs

What Are Local Improvements & Local Improvement Charges? A local improvement is a new or extension to an existing municipal water, sewer, storm water (curb & gutter) systems, or street improvement. A Local Improvement Charge (LIC) is the cost to Read More…

Household Hazardous Waste Disposal – Special Event

Household Hazardous Waste is leftover or unwanted household products that contain corrosive, toxic, ignitable or reactive ingredients.  Proper disposal protects all of us and the environment. To assist residents with the disposal of Household Hazardous Waste a Special Drop-Off Event Read More…


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