21300 Chesdin Road – S. Chesterfield, VA 23803
Phone: 804-590-1145 | FAX: 804-590-9285 | EMAIL


Appomattox River Water Authority

ARWA Public Hearing – Irrigation Withdrawal Policy Amendment  Click here

ARWA 2018 Water Conservation Notice  Click here

ARWA October 2018 Board Meeting Package Click Here

9.13.18 Irrigation Withdrawal Policy Public Hearing Rescheduled Click Here

The Appomattox River Water Authority (ARWA) provides safe, clean water to customers in Chesterfield, Dinwiddie and Prince George Counties, and the Cities of Petersburg and Colonial Heights, Virginia, from facilities located next to Brasfield Dam, at Chesdin Reservoir, in south-central Virginia.

The ARWA website provides information on water treatment at ARWA’s treatment facility, information on public tours, and a virtual plant tour. Please see the calendar page for the next public meeting. Thank-you!

ARWA Receives Prestigious Awards

The Authority has received a “50” Years of American Water Work Association Member and Service to the Water Industry Award.

The Appomattox River Water Authority (ARWA) received two prestigious awards: The Commonwealth Of Virginia Department Of Health 2013 Excellence In Waterworks Operations/Performance Award and The American Waterworks Association 15 Year Director’s Award.


Chesdin Reservoir
Daily Status Report
Date: 10-22-2018
Units Readings
Chesdin Reservior – Pool Level inches (ft) 2.0 (0.166)
Route 602 – USGS#02040892 cfs 1,190
Matoaca – USGS#02041650 cfs 2,400
ARWA Production cfs (mgd) 58.8 (38)
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