Water Theft

Theft of Water is a Crime

Unauthorized taking of water from a fire hydrant or any water line will be prosecuted, under state statute 18.2-162.1.  Conviction of a class 2 misdemeanor will result in jail confinement for no longer than 6 months and a fine of not more than $1,000, either or both.

The public is urged to be observant and report any suspicious activity involving fire hydrants, to the Campbell County Sherriff’s office at 434-332-9574 or CCUSA at 434-239-8654.
From time to time, Campbell County Utilities and Service Authority (CCUSA) will be conduct fire hydrant maintenance.  Those contracted to do so will be licensed VA contractors and will possess Campbell County identification.  For more information please contact the Campbell County Utilities and Service Authority.

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