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Establishing a water/sewer account

All new customers will need to complete a New Customer Form and provide a photo ID, such as a Driver’s license. When completing the form, please be sure to list a phone number where you can be reached. The completed form may be returned by fax to 434-392-6135, by mail to P.O. Drawer 368, Farmville, VA 23901 or in person to the Town of Farmville Treasurer’s Office at 116 North Main Street, Farmville, VA 23901.

Deposits on water

Customers who are renting will need to make a deposit in order to establish a water and sewer account.
Residential deposits are as follows:

  • In town deposit amount …………………… $ 100.00
  • Outside the town deposit amount …….. $ 150.00

Commercial customers’ deposits will be on the basis of the Treasurer’s estimates of projected use.

Discontinuing Service

When discontinuing water and sewer service, the customer should complete a Final Bill Request. The completed form should be returned to the Treasurer’s Office by noon of any regular business day if discontinuation of service is desired on the same day. When completing the form, please be sure to list a phone number and a forwarding address where you can be reached. The completed form may be returned by fax to 434-392-6135, by mail to P.O. Drawer 368, Farmville, VA 23901 or in person to the Town of Farmville Treasurer’s Office at 116 North Main Street, Farmville, VA 23901.

General Account Information

Water and sewer bills are mailed every month. Payment in full is due by the 20th of each month. A penalty in the amount of 10% of the balance will be added if payment is not made by the 20th. The rate schedule is as follows:

Charge for Water or Water and Sewer

IN-TOWN WATER RATES
First 1,500 gallons…………………………………..$10.75 flat fee
Over 1,501 gallons to 10,000 gallons…………$3.50 per 1,000 gallons
Over 10,001 gallons………………………………..$5.00 per 1,000 gallons

OUT OF TOWN WATER RATES
First 1,500 gallons………………………………….$16.13 flat fee
Over 1,501 gallons to 10,000 gallons…………$5.25 per 1,000 gallons
Over 10,0001 gallons to 500,000 gallons…..$7.50 per 1,000 gallons
Over 500,0001 gallons……………………………$7.00 per 1,000 gallons

Sanitation Fee

A $10.00 monthly sanitation fee is added to utility bills for in-town residents. If a resident does not have an active utility bill, the $10 fee is charged separately.

Charge for Sewer Only

If a customer living within the town limits has sewer only and no water connection, the monthly charge is $27.25.  For customers living outside the town limits, the monthly charge is $40.88.

Water and Sewer Connections

All water and sewer permits are issued at the Treasurer’s Office prior to installation. The fees below are not assumed to be correct and should be considered as a starting point when hooking up to the Town water and sewer.

In-Town Water Connection Charge
  • Residential, 3/4″ tap, per unit – $4,000.00
  • Commercial/industrial, 3/4″ tap, per unit – $4,500.00
    • plus cost of labor, materials and equipment to make tap
  • All taps, over 3/4″ times size of meter – $4,500.00.
    • Plus $4,500.00 per unit in excess of one (1)
    • plus cost of labor, materials, and equipment to make tap
  • Yard, 5/8” tap if connected to existing service line – $650.00 OR if connected to main – $3,500.00
Out-of-Town Water Connection Charge
  • Residential, 3/4″ tap, per unit – $6,000.00
  • Commercial/industrial, 3/4″ tap, per unit – $7,500.00
    • plus cost of labor, materials and equipment to make tap
  • All taps, over 3/4″ times size of meter – $11,500.00
    • plus $7,500.00 per unit in excess of one (1)
    • plus cost of labor, materials, and equipment to make tap
  • Yard, 5/8″ tap, if connected to existing service line – $2,500.00 OR if connected to main $6,000.00

Tap shall be calculated by the size of the meter or the size of the tap whichever is greater.

In-Town Sewer Connection Charge
  • Residential 4” tap, per unit – $4,000.00
  • Commercial/industrial, 4” tap, per unit – $4,500.00, plus cost of labor, materials and equipment to make tap
  • All taps, over 4″ – $4,500.00
    • plus $4,500.00 per inch in excess of four (4)
    • plus $4,500.00 per unit in excess of one (1)
    • plus cost of labor, materials and equipment
Out-of-Town Sewer Connection Charge
  • Residential, 4” tap, per unit – $6,000.00
  • Commercial/industrial, 4” per unit – $7,500.00
    • plus cost of labor, materials and equipment
  • All taps, over 4″ – $11,500.00
    • plus $11,500.00 per inch in excess of four (4)
    • plus $11,500.00 per unit in excess of one (1)
    • plus cost of labor, materials, and equipment
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