March 15, 2018
Service charge to continue acceleration of needed water system improvements in City of Alexandria
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (March 15, 2018) — The Virginia State Corporation Commission (SCC) has issued an order that approves a surcharge for customers in the company’s Alexandria district. Effective for service rendered on and after March 1, 2018, the three-year pilot Water and Wastewater Infrastructure Service Charge (WWISC) will allow Virginia American Water to accelerate water infrastructure replacement in the City of Alexandria.
Virginia American Water provides drinking water service to approximately 26,000 customers in the City of Alexandria. The city’s infrastructure includes nearly 281 miles of water main, with the oldest pipes installed in 1850. The majority of the city’s water mains, however, were installed between the early- and mid-20th century.