Legal Authority and Penalties

The Office of Drinking Water provides Technical Information to all facets of the drinking water community, including, but not limited to, the consumers of drinking water and the owners of waterworks that provide drinking water. See “Laws & Regulations” on the left Navigation Menu for more information. Penalties for violating the Waterworks Regulations or order of the Board or Commissioner may include the following:

32.1-27 – Penalties, injunctions, civil penalties and charges for violations

32.1-174 – Revocation of permits

32.1-175.01 – Issuance of special orders

32.1-176 – Penalty