Water, Wastewater and Streets Services

The Town of Kilmarnock’s Public Works Department includes three areas of responsibility:

Water Department

The Town of Kilmarnock’s water supply originates from three drilled wells stored in three elevated  tanks located throughout the town. Average daily use is approximately 200,000 gallons with 560,000 gallons of storage capacity. The Utilities department is responsible for the maintenance of these facilities and over 1,000 residential and commercial service connections.

2017 annual water quality report)

Kilmarnock has a Cross Connection Control program as required by the Commonwealth of Virginia’s Dept. of Drinking Water. The links below offer more information on the program. The listings of testers  are sorted by Local (within roughly 50 miles of Kilmarnock) and statewide. Not  all of the listings have phone numbers at this time. We will be updating this as the data is available from the Commonwealth.

Cross Connection Control Program- FAQ’s

Cross Connection Control Questionnaire

Licensed Cross Connection Control  Testers-Local

Licensed Cross Connection Control  Testers-Statewide


Wastewater Treatment Department

Sewerage treatment services are supplied by the Town of Kilmarnock at the treatment facility on Mac’s Pond Road. The maximum daily treatment capacity is 500,000 gallons with an average daily use of approximately 200,000 gallons. The type of sewerage treatment is advanced activated sludge.

Water and wastewater usage is billed bi-monthly on a single statement.

Have a private septic system? The Town of Kilmarnock is required to implement a Septic System Pump-out/Inspection Program which requires all private septic systems to be pumped out at least every five years. This program is in accordance with Sec. 54-485 of the Kilmarnock Chesapeake Bay Preservation Ordinance as mandated by the Chesapeake Bay Local Assistance Board of the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). See link below for the verfication form.

Streets Department

The streetscaping and plantings along Main Street are provided and maintained by the town.  Routine maintenance is provided year round by this department as well as seasonal street decorations. Additionally, the municipal playground, created by a group of concerned mothers, the Kilmarnock Kiwanis and the Town, is maintained by this team.

Private Septic System Verification and Compliance Form

Utilities Connection Permit (for initial piping connections)

Water Account Application (to establish a water and sewer account)

Utility Facility and Connection Fees

Utility Rates for In-Town Locations

UTILITY RATES EFFECTIVE 07 01 2008-Out of Town