towerThe Dinwiddie County Water Authority (DCWA), created by the Virginia Water and Waste Authorities Act, is a water and sewer authority that provides water and sewer services in Dinwiddie County.  DCWA is governed by a five member Board of Directors appointed by the Dinwiddie County Board of Supervisors.

DCWA maintains two water distribution pump stations, 24 wastewater pump stations, 5 elevated water tanks, one wastewater treatment plant, approximately 80 miles of water lines and approximately 65 miles of wastewater collection lines.

Please take a moment and discover the wealth of information available about DCWA. Your comments are encouraged as we strive to better meet our customers’ needs and expectations.

Operations Update



In an effort to adhere to the Governor’s Executive “stay at home” order, the Dinwiddie County Water Authority is reducing non-essential staff and closing our office on Tuesdays and Thursdays effective April 1, 2020. Please use our 24-hour emergency contact number to report water or sewer emergencies.


In an effort to reduce the spread of COVID-19/Coronavirus, effective Wednesday, March 25, 2020, Dinwiddie County Water Authority will close its lobby to the public.

Payments may be placed in our drop box, paid over the phone, paid online, or mailed.

All other correspondence will be conducted by phone, email, fax, or U.S. Mail.

Forms and procedures can be found in the links to the right.


The Dinwiddie County Water Authority is continuing to monitor media reports and information shared by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) regarding growing concerns about the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19).

Our staff is taking every precaution to prevent the spread of the virus through CDC recommended health and safety procedures.


Current Water Restrictions
There are no current water restrictions.  Updates will be posted as available.

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