Water and Wastewater Utilities in the Metropolitan Washington region are essential to our everyday lives. Professionals work hard every day to protect our infrastructure, human health, and the environment.
IT'S STORMY TIME
Drinking Water - Wastewater - Stormwater
Clean water is our most important resource. To preserve water quality for future generations, we need to understand where water comes from, how we use it, and where it goes when it leaves our homes and businesses.
APWA Accredited Agency
The Fairfax County Department of Public Works and Environmental Services is accredited by the American Public Works Association. This prestigious national accreditation program recognizes public works agencies that comply with or exceed recommended best practices. The recognition affirms the department’s commitment to providing the highest quality services to Fairfax County residents. In 2021, DPWES Leads APWA Awards with Wins in 8 Major Categories including five for Project of the Year and three honorable mentions.