Utility Providers

Virginia Beach’s capital infrastructure provides unparalleled support to all types of business and industry.

Electricity (cents per kWh)$0.062
Natural Gas (per 1,000 cubic feet)$ 5.08
Water (per 1,000 gallons)$4.90
Sewer (per 1,000 gallons)Virginia Beach charges a flat fee based on connection size. HRSD charges are based on volumetric water use.

Sources: Electricity & Natural Gas: U.S. Department of Energy, December 2020 Industrial Rates; Water and Sewer Rates: Virginia Beach Department of Public Utilities, Hampton Roads Sanitation District, 2021

Additional charges​​​ and connection fees apply in both localities for sewer and water. Monthly charges vary by meter size.

Water Source

Virginia Beach's potable water originates from Lake Gaston. Learn more about the specifics of the Lake Gaston water supply pipeline.

Current capacity50 mgd*
Average daily demand30.8 mgd
*mgd = million gallons per day

Source: City of Virginia Beach Public Utilities, 2021

Wastewater Treatment

The city operates and maintains over 400 sewer pumping stations. A pumping station collects the wastewater collected by the gravity system and pumps it into a sanitary sewer force main for delivery to Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) for treatment. Download HRSD rate schedule. ​

Current c​apacity54 mgd
Average daily demand26 mgd

Source: City of Virginia Beach Public Utilities

Solid Waste Disposal: City of Virginia Beach


​Dominion Energy is the electric power provider.

Natural Gas

Virginia Natural Gas is the natural gas provider. The rate per CCF or MCF varies based on the level of service that the customer chooses.


Daily Newspapers (MSA)3
Local Television Stations (MSA)12
Radio Stations (MSA)24 AM/49 FM
Cable Service (MSA)Available
Post Office (VB)15 Facilities

Source: Virginia Beach Economic Development


The Virginia Beach MSA features one of the nation’s most advanced telecommunications networks, with multiple providers. The City of Virginia Beach has about 150 miles of fiber infrastructure connecting 70 sites and serving 110 city buildings in addition to the Virginia Beach City Public Schools' 120 miles of fiber. (Source: City of Virginia Beach)

Utility Providers Contact Information

Virginia Beach Public UtilitiesWater


(757) 385-4631

Hampton Roads Sanitation DistrictSewer


(757) 460-2491

Dominion Energy​Electricity


(866) 366-4357

Virginia Natural GasNatural Gas


(877) 572-3342

Cox CommunicationsInternet/Cable/Phone


(86) 456-9944​

Lumos​Telecommunications Cable​www.lumosfiber.com
Verizon CommunicationsInternet/Cable/Phone


Spanish Version​​

(757) 954-6222

Source: Virginia Beach Economic Development, 2023

NOTE: Additional providers may be available depending on the utility or service.