Office of Drinking Water


The mission of the Office of Drinking Water is to protect public health by ensuring that all people in Virginia have access to an adequate supply of clean, safe drinking water that meets federal and state drinking water standards.

All public water systems in Virginia must meet the federal Drinking Water Standards

Waterworks Operation Fee Credit Card Site: now under Information for Waterworks Owners (use link at left)

NEW~Upcoming training opportunities for Waterworks Operators and Owners:


Operation and Maintenance of Distribution Systems

September 17-21, 2018
Roanoke, Virginia

Establishing a Successful and Sustainable Waterworks: Revenues, Rates and Funding

September 24-17, 2018
Richmond, Virginia

Contaminants of Concern: Chemistry, Toxicity and Treatment

October 15-17, 2018
Richmond, Virginia

Hands-On Training at a Full Scale Water Plant

October 25-26, 2018
Salem, Virginia

Groundwater Math for Small Systems

November 5-7, 2018
Richmond, Virginia