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Posted on: July 8, 2021

Annual Water Quality Report 2020

Water Quality Report 2020

This report is designed to provide details about where your water comes from, what it contains, and how it compares to standards set by regulatory agencies. If you have questions, please contact:
Public Works & Utilities @ (804) 733-2355. /DocumentCenter/View/6313

DID YOU KNOW:

Petersburg’s Water System dates to 1856 (officially). Today, Public Utilities maintains over 225 miles of public water lines, 6 water storage tanks, 1,500 fire hydrants, 2 water pump stations, 200 miles of public sewer line, and 18 sewer pump stations. The City receives finished water from the Appomattox River Water Authority and conveys wastewater to the South Central Wastewater Authority. On any given day, nearly 5 million gallons of drinking water move through the City’s water system to serve approximately 32,000 customers. That’s enough water to fill a football field 15’ deep.

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