Fairfax County DPWES is utilizing new technology to treat wastewater. Instead of continuing to utilize its long-standing chemical treatment process, the county has implemented a new UV light process to disinfect treated wastewater.
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.