Utilities

Electricity


Supplied and distributed by Dominion Virginia Power and Community Electric Cooperative. For more information, call Dominion Virginia Power toll free at 888-667-3000 or Community Electric Cooperative at 757-242-6181.

Natural Gas


Distributed by Virginia Natural Gas Company and Columbia Gas of Virginia (Northern Suffolk). For more information, please call Virginia Natural Gas at 866-229-3578 or Columbia Gas of Virginia at 800-543-8911.

Water


The City of Suffolk supplies water from its Robert G. House, Jr. Water Treatment Plant at Lone Star Lakes. Average daily use is 4.5 million gallons; maximum daily capacity is 7.5 million gallons; storage capacity is approximately 4 millions gallons ground and 3 million gallons elevated. For more information, please call 757-514-7000.

Waste Treatment


The City of Suffolk operates and maintains the sewer system that collects waste water from homes and businesses. These city pipelines connect to the Hampton Roads Sanitation District (HRSD) interceptor pipelines, which transport waste water to HRSD's Nansemond Wastewater Treatment Plant. Capable of treating 30 million gallons per day, this plant uses a state-of-the-art process that exceeds regulatory requirements. For more information, please contact HRSD at 757-460-2261. For sewer maintenance or storm drainage problems, contact Suffolk's Department of Public Works.

Solid Waste Disposal


Southeastern Virginia Public Service Authority (SPSA) manages and disposes of all residential solid waste and garbage. SPSA also accepts disposal of industrial waste with prior approval. Types of waste not accepted in landfills are liquids, paint, anything in barrels, asbestos, large animals and hazardous waste. Residential and industrial recycling are available. For more information, call 757-539-1091.

Telephone


Phone service is provided to the City of Suffolk by Verizon. For more information, please call Verizon at 757-954-6222 or 800-483-4000.

Cable TV


Cable television service is provided to Suffolk by Charter Communications. For more information, please call 866-472-2200.

Internet Service


Internet service is provided to Suffolk by Charter Communications, Verizon DSL, Exede Satellite Internet, and HughesNet Satellite Internet.