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Resource Conservation

New Kent Department of Public Utilities understands that we are reliant on the natural resources of the region and are therefore committed to incorporating the best management & conservation practices practicable in the provision of water & sewer services.  These principles are further strengthened by strict regulatory oversight of our withdrawals & discharges from the state (DEQ) & federal (EPA) levels.    

Wise use of the water & sewer system by DPU customers helps prevent utility emergencies, minimize maintenance and postpone or eliminate system upgrades.  Lower operating, maintenance & capital costs for DPU translates directly into lower utility costs for our customers. 

Other Resources:

Virginia Cooperative Extension publication Lawn Management: Watering Your Lawn

Virginia Gardener Selecting Turfgrass

Virginia Cooperative Extension publication Fall Lawn Care