Water & Sewer Design & Construction Standards

The Spotsylvania County Department of Utilities/Public Works has performed the 5-year update of the Utilities Water and Sewer Design and Construction Standards Manual (DSM).  The Board of Supervisors adopted this update on October 23, 2018.  The manual has been prepared to establish the guidelines and technical requirements for water and sanitary sewer infrastructure construction projects in Spotsylvania County, Virginia.

All site plans submitted to Spotsylvania County after October 23, 2018 must adhere to the 2018 Utilities Water and Sewer Design and Construction Standards.  Please see 2018 DSM by Chapter (LINK).

All site plans submitted to Spotsylvania County on or before October 23, 2018 must adhere to either the 2013 or the 2018 Utilities Water and Sewer Design and Construction Standards.  Spotsylvania County recommends the use of the 2018 Utilities Water and Sewer Design and Construction Standards.  

A copy of the 2013 Standards can be found by clicking:  2013 Water & Sewer Design & Construction Standards (LINK).  The 2013 manual will only apply to submissions received by Spotsylvania County on or before October 23, 2018.