Water and Wastewater Services

COVID-19 Information for Onsite Systems

Plan ahead for SepticSmart week! EPA's annual event focused on how to care for and maintain your septic system. Save the Date! September 14-18, 2020.

The Division of Water and Wastewater Services oversees the regulation of onsite sewage treatment and disposal (conventional and alternative onsite sewage systems), private wells, and marinas  in Virginia.

Did you know?

If you have a  question about a specific site, permit, or project
your Local Health Department is the PLACE YOU SHOULD START.
Click the button to the right to find your local office.
Find your local health department


Water Well Testing Result Interpretation Tool  

If you have had your water well quality tested, you can use this tool to interpret what your results mean and receive guidance as to how to address any chemicals of concern identified in your sample.

Just click on the logo to the right to go to the Interpretation Tool

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