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The Water Supply Division is responsible for the safe and efficient operation of Leesburg's water production, water pumping stations, and storage facilities. The division's goal is to produce aesthetically pleasing and chemically pure water that meets water quality standards established by the Safe Drinking Water Act in sufficient quantity to meet the citizens' needs and to ensure an adequate supply for fire protection. The Kenneth B. Rollins Water Treatment Plant (WTP) treats up to 12.5 million gallons per day of water and is located just east of Town on Edwards Ferry Road along the Potomac River.  Read the Town's most recent water quality report.

The Water Pollution Control Division is responsible for the safe and efficient treatment of wastewater generated within the Leesburg service area and the subsequent stabilization and disposal of the solid wastes produced to ensure the protection of public health and the environment. The Town's Water Pollution Control Facility (WPCF) treats sewage at a rate of 7.5 million gallons per day and is located off Route 7 on the eastern edge of Town. The Water Pollution Control Division also monitors and operates 9 Pump Stations within the Town's service area.

The Utility Maintenance Division (UMD) performs maintenance and repair of all sanitary sewer and water distribution lines that have been accepted into the Town's inventory. UMD is responsible for new service installations, fire hydrant maintenance, and locating water and sewer lines (Miss Utility) for contractors working in the Town's service area, and for maintaining the Automated Meter Reading System. In addition, the Division is responsible for preventive maintenance and repair of equipment at the WTP, the WPCF, 1 groundwater well, 4 water booster stations, and 9 sewage pumping stations. UMD provides project support for OCPM (includes plan review and inspection). Performs CCTV system inspection, sanitary sewer cleaning to insure compliance with VDH, DEQ, and EPA requirements. UMD provides customer service for all sewer backups, water leaks, and other related system issues.

The Utility Administration Division provides relevant administrative support and capital projects management in the areas of water treatment, sewage treatment, and the Utility Maintenance divisional operations. The Division aids in the administration of the Commonwealth's Environmental Compliance through Cross Connection Control and the Sewer Use Ordinance. Water quality, water conservation, sanitary sewer system protection, and mosquito control are some of the Division's ongoing Public Education programs. Engineers within the Division review site plans, subdivision plats, and other land development applications for compliance with the Town's Design and Construction Standards Manual, (DCSM), and Virginia Department of Health, (VDH), and Virginia Department of Environmental Quality, (DEQ), regulations.

 

Last updated: 3/7/2014 9:50:42 AM