Water and Sewer Specifications

Proposed Revisions to the Water and Sewer Specifications

Please be advised of the proposed revisions (PDF) to Chesterfield County’s Water and Sewer Specifications and Procedures.

  • The period for public comment will run through Friday, Sept. 22, 2023.
  • There will be a transition period after the public comment period ends through Monday, Dec. 4, 2023, to allow for the use of any current products in your inventory. The proposed changes in products and meter locations are being accepted on current construction projects. After Dec. 4, 2023, all of the final revisions to Utilities’ specifications will be enforced.
  • Please submit any questions or comments to the Engineering Supervisor by email.

Design and Review of Public Water and Wastewater Utility Improvements

The Water and Sewer Specifications and Procedures Manual Fourth Edition (PDF) provides a degree of uniformity to the design and review of public water and wastewater utility improvements that are to be owned and maintained by the Utilities Department. The technical sections of this manual identify routine or standard design assumptions and practices used and accepted by the department.

Special or unique design situations shall be addressed on a case by case basis.

Comments or suggestions for the improvement of this document are welcome. Developers, engineers, contractors and manufacturers interested in submitting specification changes or new products for evaluation and possible approval can email Utilities or send mail to:

Chair of the Product and Design Review Committee
Chesterfield Utilities Department
P.O. Box 608
Chesterfield, VA 23832