Public Works and Environmental Services

Fairfax County, Virginia

CONTACT INFORMATION: Our administrative offices are open Mon – Fri by phone, email, and virtual 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Front-desk hours 9 a.m. – noon.

TTY 711

12000 Government Center Parkway
Suite 358, Fairfax, Va 22035

Shahram Mohsenin,
Director, Wastewater Planning & Monitoring

Residential Wastewater Management

Know the ins and outs of disposing of household wastewater from kitchens, laundry rooms and bathrooms as well as recreational vehicles. Find best practices for maintaining property systems and being good stewards of clean water.

Unsure whether your property is connected to the Public Sanitary Sewer or not? View property information on the Department of Tax Administration ICARE

Sewer Service and Billing

Find information on paying your bill or managing your sewer account, how sewer charges are determined, how to connect to the sanitary sewer system and how to cap off a sanitary sewer.

Connect to the Public Sanitary Sewer System

View the map of Approved Sewer Service Area, get information on sewer availability for connection, how to get a permit to connect, the schedule of charges, and connecting to manholes.

Septic Systems and Wells

The Health Department administers state and local regulations for sewage disposal systems and private well water supplies Onsite Sewage Disposal and Private Well Water System

Portable Toilet Wastewater Disposal

Find information on hauling wastewater from septic systems, portable toilets or recreational vehicles.

Wastewater - What You Can Do

Find out what you can do to prevent backups and overflows in your home and proactively protect your community and water supply.

Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG)

Properly handling of Fats, Oils and Grease (FOG) is important to minimize impacts to the environment and maintenance of the sanitary sewer and storm water systems. FOG should be kept out of both the sanitary sewer and storm drains.


Protect Your Pipes

No Fats, Oils or Grease Down the Drain

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