Category: News Release

Water and sewer line maintenance: What’s the homeowner’s responsibility?

Two gloved hands holding a sewer pipe in the dirt
One of the most frequently asked questions of the Henrico County Department of Public Utilities (DPU) is who’s responsible for water and sewer lines. “The county maintains all of the water and sewer pipes from the street to the property line,” said DPU Wastewater Collection Engineer Ricky Blunt. “Anything from the property line back toward the house — and within the house — is the homeowner’s responsibility.” If residents encounter problems with their sewage or water lines, DPU Assistant Director Bentley Chan maintained they should call DPU first. “If it’s an issue related to your water or sewer service, then please give us a call. We’re here to help,” he said. Continue reading Water and sewer line maintenance: What’s the homeowner’s responsibility?

Henrico kicks off construction on cricket field at Deep Run Park

Group shoveling dirt for groundbreaking
Henrico County held a ground-breaking ceremony today to commemorate the start of construction on a cricket field at Deep Run Park. Crews started site work this month on a $648,900 project to renovate three existing multipurpose fields to create a cricket field that includes a clay pitch and meets the standards of the International Cricket Council. The playing fields are currently terraced, with each measuring 180 feet by 330 feet. Continue reading Henrico kicks off construction on cricket field at Deep Run Park

Brookland Supervisor Dan Schmitt to hold town meeting June 4

Brookland District Supervisor Dan Schmitt will hold a Brookland Town Meeting on Tuesday, June 4 to provide updates on various Henrico County initiatives and receive questions and ideas. Constituents are encouraged to submit questions in advance at Brookland@henrico.us. The meeting will be held from 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. in the Board Room at the Henrico County Government Center, 4301 E. Parham Road. For information, call (804) 501-4208. Continue reading Brookland Supervisor Dan Schmitt to hold town meeting June 4

Dorey Park Farmers Market kicking off its second season June 1

The Dorey Park Farmers Market will kick off its second season Saturday, June 1, offering fresh produce and other goods for sale from local farmers and vendors.

The market, which operates in cooperation with the Henrico County Division of Recreation and Parks, will open at 9 a.m. and include a ceremony at 9:30 a.m. to dedicate a new pavilion and celebrate the start of the 2019 season.

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