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  • Water and Sewer Department
  • Operator-In-Charge:
    Bryan Horton: bhorton@onancock.com

  • 23656 North Street
    Onancock, VA 23417

  • Billing: (757) 787-3363
    Office: (757) 787-4274
    After Hours: (757) 710-4923

  • General Water and Sewer Information
  • Most of Onancock is covered by the Town's central water supply and sanitary sewers; get water turned on at Town Hall. There is a special public notice regarding water/sewer service to multi-dwelling units with one meter and non-payment of fees: Public Notice.

  • Both Water and Sewer are based on water usage (bi-monthly). There is a connection fee of $25.00 for existing lines and a $10.00 account transfer fee. Call or come into the town office to set up this service. Renters must have the Landlord/Renter Agreement signed by both parties prior to initiating services.

  • The Town publishes an Annual Drinking Water Quality Report.
    Click here for the current report.

  • First-time connection fees for newly constructed homes: The water connection fee is $1,500 and the sewer connection fee is $1,200. An additional $200 per foot is charged for connections that require a connection line longer than 25 feet.

  • Under certain specified circumstances, an adjustment might be made to an unusually high water and/or sewer billing resulting from water leaks or other circumstances causing abnormally high water usage. Please read WATER AND SEWER BILLING ADJUSTMENT POLICY.


  • Water & Sewer Rates for Fiscal Year July 1, 2015 through June 30, 2016:

    WATER TIERS

    CONSUMPTION

    FIRST 3,000 GALLONS

    $23.48

    NEXT 12,000 GALLONS

    $7.60 PER 1,000 GALLONS

    OVER 15,000 GALLONS

    $7.90 PER 1,000 GALLONS

    SEWER TIERS

    CONSUMPTION

    FIRST 3,000 GALLONS

    $51.14

    3,000 – 7,000 GALLONS

    $18.01 PER 1,000 GALLONS

    7,000 – 15,000 GALLONS

    $17.50 PER 1,000 GALLONS

    15,000 – 30,000 GALLONS

    $17.25 PER 1,000 GALLONS

    30,000 – 40,000 GALLONS

    $17.00 PER 1,000 GALLONS

    40,000 – 90,000 GALLONS

    $16.75 PER 1,000 GALLONS

    90,000 – 200,000 GALLONS

    $16.00 PER 1,000 GALLONS

    200,000 – 400,000 GALLONS

    $15.75 PER 1,000 GALLONS

    400,000 – 500,000 GALLONS

    $15.00 PER 1,000 GALLONS

    OVER 500,000 GALLONS

    $14.57 PER 1,000 GALLONS