Access to multiple communications and networks.
Every major telecommunications provider supports Stafford businesses, including
Verizon, AT&T, COMCAST, Cox and AOL. Excess capacity of dark fiber provided by
Columbia Gas of Virginia, one of nine energy distribution companies of NiSource, Inc. (NYSE: NI), serves Stafford business and residential customers. It is the third largest natural gas utility in Virginia.
Stafford Department of Utilities. Approximately 32,100 active accounts, including 1,450 business users.
Ample supply predominately provided by three reservoirs, Lake Moody (5 billion gallons), Abel Lake and Smith Lake. 13.8 million gallons safe yield daily.
Water treatment provided mainly at Smith Lake and Able Lake Water Treatment Facilities with over 593 miles of pipe ranging in diameter from 2 to 30 inches.
Two ground storage tanks, two stand pipes and 10 elevated tanks store 15.8 million gallons.
System has five primary and six standby pumping stations.
Two facilities: Little Falls Run Water Treatment Facility and Aquia Wastewater Treatment Facility.
See Stafford County’s water and sewer rates here. Wastewater collection and transmission system spans 415 miles of gravity sewers, 88 pump stations and 57 miles of associated sewer force mains.
State-of-the-art telecommunications, including broadband, mobile and fiber optic, are available throughout most of Stafford.
Excess fiber optic capabilities.
Redundancy is offered in defined areas.
Verizon, Comcast and Cox Communications. The Department of Economic Development facilitates requests for service from businesses with area providers.