Department of Public Works - Utilities

Division Phone E-Mail
Customer Service (540) 658-8616 E-Mail
Field Operations & Maintenance (540) 658-8695 E-Mail
Code Compliance, Review & Inspections (540) 658-5109 E-Mail
Capital Construction (540) 658-4900 E-Mail

Our Mission


​To ensure the Department of Public Works provides safe, efficient, and reliable water and wastewater services to satisfy the current and future needs of County water and sewer customers.

Provisions of Water Services

  • Smith Lake Water Treatment Facility, rated at 10 million gallons per day (MGD), provides water to the northern region of Stafford and to the Camp Barrett area of Marine Corps Base Quantico.
  • Lake Mooney provides 5.4 billion gallons of water storage and up to 12 MGD of treated water for the southern part of Stafford.
  • The water distribution system consists of 703 miles of water lines, 15 water tanks, 5,812 hydrants and 14 booster pump stations.

Provisions of Wastewater Services

  • Little Falls Run Wastewater Treatment Facility is currently permitted ant 8 MGD.
  • Aquia Wastewater Treatment Facility is currently permitted at 10 MGD.
  • The wastewater collection and transmission system consists of 537 miles of sewer lines and 93 sewer pump stations.