We protect public health and the waters of Hampton Roads by treating wastewater effectively.


Future generations will inherit clean waterways and be able to keep them clean.



We believe every individual has the responsibility to act with proper regard for others and to embrace the following values:

Our Environment: We care about our environment.

  • We operate our facilities to comply with all permits, laws, rules, and regulations.
  • We promote environmental rules and regulations based upon sound science.
  • We provide needed facilities in a timely fashion.

Our Customers and Employees: Our customers and employees are important to us.

  • We treat everyone with courtesy, dignity, and respect.
  • We show understanding and fairness.
  • We have open communications.
  • We provide safe facilities.
  • We provide good working conditions for our employees.

Quality Service: Quality service is our standard.

  • We meet or exceed the expectations of our customers.
  • We provide effective and efficient service.
  • We promote excellence and continuous improvement.
  • We provide helpful and cooperative assistance.
  • We promote innovative and imaginative solutions.
  • We promote fiscal responsibility.

Integrity: Integrity creates trust.

  • We expect honesty and truthfulness.
  • We expect conscientiousness and dependability.
  • We expect maturity and self-discipline.
  • We expect responsibility and accountability.
  • We expect loyalty and commitment to HRSD.

Personal Growth: Personal growth is the foundation for improvement.

  • We promote education, training, and experience.
  • We promote knowledge and skills.
  • We promote leadership.
  • We empower employees.
  • We promote professionalism.

Teamwork: Teamwork is essential for continuous improvement.

  • We promote problem solving through teamwork.
  • We promote a win-win philosophy in our work.

Stewardship: We are responsible for HRSD.

  • We base decisions on the best interest for the whole organization.
  • We are responsible for our future success.

HRSD © 2013
Main Office: 1434 Air Rail Avenue,

Virginia Beach, VA 23455
or P.O. Box 5911, Virginia Beach VA 23471-0911 bluespacer

Phone: 757.460.2261