The Office of Drinking Water consists of a headquarters (Central) office and six field offices located in the surrounding Virginia areas of Abingdon, Lexington, Norfolk, Richmond, Danville, and Culpeper. Click on the navigation above to see the counties and cities located in a specific field office, a listing of our drinking water personnel, and a map of the field offices.
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Director -John J. Aulbach II, P.E.
109 Governor Street, 6th Floor
Richmond, VA 23219
Main Phone Number: (804) 864-7500
Fax: (804) 864-7521
Richard M. Puckett, PE, Field Director
454 East Main Street
Abingdon, VA 24210
Phone: (276) 676-5650
Fax: (276) 676-5659
Douglas M. Caldwell, PE, Field Director
131 Walker Street
Lexington, VA 24450
Phone: (540) 463-7136
Fax: (540) 463-3892
Counties: Albemarle, Alleghany, Augusta, Bath, Botetourt, Clarke, Craig, Fluvanna, Frederick, Greene, Highland, Louisa, Nelson, Page, Roanoke, Rockbridge, Rockingham, Shenandoah, Warren.
Cities: Buena Vista, Charlottesville, Covington, Harrisonburg, Lexington, Roanoke, Salem, Staunton, Waynesboro, Winchester.
Daniel B. Horne, PE, Field Director
830 Southampton Avenue, Room 2058
Norfolk, VA 23510
Phone: (757) 683-2000
Fax: (757) 683-2007
Counties: Accomack, Dinwiddie, Greensville, Isle of Wight, James City, Northampton, Prince George, Southampton, Surry, Sussex, York
Cities: Chesapeake, Colonial Heights, Emporia, Franklin City, Hampton, Hopewell, Newport News, Norfolk, Petersburg, Poquoson, Portsmouth, Suffolk, Virginia Beach, Williamsburg.
Bennett K. Ragnauth, PE, Field Director
300 Turner Road
Richmond, VA 23225
Phone: (804) 674-2880
Fax: (804) 674-2815
Counties: Charles City, Chesterfield, Essex, Gloucester, Goochland, Hanover, Henrico, King and Queen, King William, Lancaster, Mathews, Middlesex, New Kent, Northumberland, Powhatan, Richmond, Westmoreland.
Mitchell R. Childrey, PE, Field Director
211 Nor Dan Drive, Suite 1040
Danville, VA 24540
Phone: (434) 836-8416
Fax: (434) 836-8424
Counties: Amelia, Amherst, Appomattox, Bedford, Buckingham, Brunswick, Campbell, Charlotte, Cumberland, Franklin, Halifax, Henry, Lunenburg, Mecklenburg, Nottoway, Patrick, Pittsylvania, Prince Edward.
Cities: Bedford-City, Danville, Lynchburg, Martinsville, South Boston.
Culpeper Field Office #6
Hugh J. Eggborn, PE, Field Director
400 South Main Street - 2nd Floor
Culpeper, VA 22701-3318
Phone: (540) 829-7340
Fax: (540) 829-7337