Water Distribution

About Water Distribution
The Distribution System is made up of approximately 343 miles of distribution mains and 2,104 fire hydrants. This system has been designed to ensure compliance with regulatory guidelines and maintenance of a minimum of 20 pounds per square inch of pressure at customer meters.

The system receives its supply of water from the City's Water Treatment Plant, which draws and purifies water from the Dan River. For more information, contact Water Distribution at 434-799-5280.

Water Distribution personnel are responsible for:
  • Maintenance, repair, and replacement of the existing system
  • Construction of new mains and services
  • Installation and testing of meters
  • Maintenance of all records and maps of the system that serves approximately 16,500 customers