Utilities

Establishing a Water/Sewer Account

All new customers will need to complete one of the following New Customer Water and Sewer Form (PDF) 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
Outside the town deposit amount: $150
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 Form. 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 and Sewer Rates

First 1,500 gallons - .$11.29 flat fee
Over 1,501 gallons to 10,000 gallons $3.68 per 1,000 gallons
Over 10,001 gallons $5.25 per 1,000 gallons
Sewer is 120% of Water Charge

Out of Town Water and Sewer Rates


First 1,500 gallons - $16.94 flat fee
Over 1,501 gallons to 10,000 gallons - $5.52 per 1,000 gallons
Over 10,0001 gallons to 500,000 gallons - $7.88 per 1,000 gallons
Over 500,0001 gallons - 35 per 1,000 gallons
Sewer is 120% of Water Charge

Sanitation Fee

A $10 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 $28.62. For customers living outside the town limits, the monthly charge is $42.93.

Water & 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.

  1. Out-of-Town Water Connection Charge
  2. Out-of-Town Water Connection Charge
  3. In-Town Sewer Connection Charge
  4. Out-of-Town Sewer 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 a meter – $11,500.00

plus $7,500.00 per unit in excess of one (1)

plus the 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